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USCCB Welcomes New Exhortation on the Environment


WASHINGTON – Today, Pope Francis released Laudate Deum, the follow-up to the Holy Father’s groundbreaking encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’. The new apostolic exhortation is addressed “to all people of good will on the climate crisis.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement from James L. Rogers, chief communications […]

Cardinal O’Malley Statement on Situation in Israel

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The sad and tragic historical truth is that the people of the Middle East have long suffered the scars and burdens of war.  Even in this historical perspective, the massive military assault by Hamas on the State of Israel and its citizens stands as one of the worst moments in this long history.  This act of aggression […]