The U.S. bishops' fall 2009 general assembly

Bishop Roger P. Morin of Biloxi, Miss., and Bishop Thomas G. Wenski of Orlando, Fla., center, Nov. 17 (CNS/Bob Roller)

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George questions role of independent Catholic media (the opening address)
Praise for report on gay priests and sex abuse
Bishops criticize some reproductive technologies
Bishops vote yes on two-year set of priorities and plans
Bishops preview video on marriage catechesis
Bishops approve revised directives on withdrawal of food, water
Bishops given 'sober' report on religious orders, with signs of hope
Bishops claim moral authority amidst widespread 'confusion'
Poverty program defended against 'outrageous' attacks
Bishops approve final translations of Missal
Bishops OK marriage pastoral with many changes
Bishops choose chairmen, board members
Health care victory give bishops confidence
Bishops mull fighting abortion, gay marriage
Liturgy needs not 'sacred language' but pastoral language (a pre-meeting story)

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Cardinal George and the politics of liturgy
Bishops gain an ear on Capitol Hill An NCR editorial
Catholics sway health care passage


Bishops considering Mass translations now
Bishops to discuss role of independent Catholic media, universities
Has the Vatican usurped Vatican II liturgical norms?
Bishops, abortion and health-care reform
USCCB marriage discussion on Twitter
Feelin' Useless at the USCCB Meeting
A couple details on the marriage pastoral
Cardinal George's Committees on Catholic Identity
Study: No link between gay priests and sex abuse scandal
The bishops and translations
How to Get Them on the Same Page When They're Reading Different Books

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