Category Archives: Bishops

The Solemnity of the Perpetual Transferal of the Ascension

It wouldn’t hurt to go to Mass today, even if you don’t “have” to. How and when did this transferal in the US take place? Glad you asked. Here’s what the USCCB website says about it, in part: In accord … Continue reading

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Bishop: “The Virgin Mary Has not Appeared in Medjugorje”

Maybe 2017 will be the year the question of Medjugorje’s authenticity is finally put to rest. From Catholic News Service: “The Virgin Mary has not appeared in Medjugorje,” said Bishop Ratko Peric of Mostar-Duvno, the diocese in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which includes … Continue reading

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USCCB General Assembly: 2017 Should Be “Year of No Comboxes”

(AoftheANews) – BALTIMORE – Reports from the USCCB General Assembly being held in Baltimore indicate that the bishops will propose designating 2017 as “The Year of No Comboxes”. A spokesman for the USCCB, speaking to AoftheA News on condition of anonymity, … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell: Thanks #SynodWalkout, But We're Staying

This isn’t a huge surprise – it shouldn’t be, anyway. John Allen wrote about it yesterday. Via Crux: Cardinal Pell Rejects Conservative Call for a Walkout at Synod of Bishops ROME – Despite an online petition calling on prelates “faithful to … Continue reading

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