- Jan 25, 2020
In an action to be more transparent, the 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release the names of clergy who were credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor, according to an Oct. 10 statement issued by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops in Austin.
Some of the nation’s most vocal bishops on immigration were at the Encuentro. Their message to Crux: America is stronger because of its immigrants.
This week’s V Encuentro concludes a 4 year discernment process about the future of hispanic and Latino Catholics in the U.S. Church.
From Denver to New York City, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the U.S. from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.
Regional meetings are the latest phase of preparations for the U.S. Catholic Church’s Fifth National Encuentro, or “V Encuentro,” to be held Sept. 20-23 in Grapevine, Texas. Previous national encuentros were held in 1972, 1977, 1985 and 2000.
Around the country. U.S. bishops took to Twitter over the weekend to express support for the “March for Our Lives” and tighter controls on guns.