Greg Erlandson, former president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, has been named director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service, effective Sept. 12.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers, required doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.
The U.S. bishops' conference released May 20 its 13th Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.
It appears that questions raised by the forced resignation of Tony Spence from Catholic News Service will not be aired publicly, anytime soon.
Tony Spence, director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service since 2004, unexpectedly resigned Wednesday at the request of a U.S. bishops' conference official.
The USCCB, Texas Catholic Conference, and other faith-based groups, filed a friend of the court brief supporting a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting women who undergo abortions.
The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.
Editorial: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is quite evidently stuck in a long transition between differing papal priorities and styles.
U.S. bishops approved a $24.2 million budget for the work of their national conference in 2016. Their vote was inconclusive on a 2017 assessment increase on dioceses that fund it.
The U.S. bishops approved a statement on pornography, "Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography" on day two of their Nov. 16-19 general meeting in Baltimore.