- Jan 25, 2021
Beyond Trump v. Clinton, the other race of keen interest to American Catholics in 2016 is the mid-November election of new leadership for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, with the results certain to be read as an index of where the American hierarchy stands vis-à-vis Pope Francis.
Kurtz’s statement came at the end of a week of fallout over controversies involving the presidential campaigns of Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Friday night at Christ Cathedral, the Diocese of Orange, California, Crux, and Catholic Relief Services will host a dinner to support relief efforts from the earthquake that struck central Italy on August 24, leaving 300 dead and wiping out the legendary small town of Amatrice. Follow the livestream here at 9:15p ET, 6:15p PT.
If you’re anywhere near Orange County, California, on Oct. 14, join us for a fantastic dinner at Christ Cathedral in support of relief for the Aug. 23 earthquake in Italy that wiped out the small town of Amatrice — and if you’re not, be part of the event online right here at Crux.
In the Archdiocese of Louisville in Kentucky, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, hosts a regular get-together with local theologians, where friendships have grown — allowing the group to tackle “Amoris Laetitia” with honesty and candor.
In response to a follow-up request from the Vatican’s Office of the Synod of Bishops, prelates in the U.S. report they are “proceeding carefully” in implementation of “Amoris Laetitia,” Pope Francis’s landmark document on the family.