The Catholic Bishops of Minnesota have written an open letter announcing the resumption of public Masses as of May 26, in defiance of lockdown restrictions set by the state’s Democrat governor Tim Walz.
The German bishops conference has dismissed a warning by high-ranking Church figures that the coronavirus crisis has furnished a pretext for government overreach and the squelching of liberties.
The French Catholic bishops have approved the removal of references to the sex of parents on children’s baptismal registry forms.
Los Angeles archbishop José Gomez has issued a New Year statement condemning violence committed in God’s name such as the beheading of Christians by jihadists in Nigeria last week.
Bishops from the U.S. and Mexico held a highly political Mass at the border separating their two countries on Saturday morning, insisting in a statement that “there is no ‘us’ and ‘them.’”
The head of the Polish Catholic Bishops’ Conference released a statement Thursday urging legislators to resist LGBT ideology, while embracing a politics of non-discrimination.
The Catholic bishops of California released a pastoral statement on the environment Tuesday, calling on citizens to confront “the risks of a warming climate.”
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of New Zealand has reached out to the Muslim community to extend condolences and express solidarity after mass shootings at two mosques Friday.
President Trump’s recent proclamation addressing the mostly Central American migrants marching toward the U.S. border contravenes U.S. laws on immigration, declared a statement posted on the U.S. bishops website Wednesday.