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Laudato Si’ Action Platform – November 14, 2021

The Diocese of Fresno is joining the Laudato Si’ Action Platform, which launches on November 14th, World Day of Prayer for the Poor. I invite you all to register as we journey together as stewards of God’s creation. Read full Statement: MEMO – Laudato Si     more

Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno – Red Mass, October 15, 2021

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U.S. Bishops to Meet in Baltimore Nov. 15-18; Will Address Action Items; Assembly to be Live-Streamed and Live-Tweeted

WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for the 2021 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, November 15-18. This will be the first in-person meeting of the full body of bishops since November 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2020 spring meeting was canceled, and the November 2020 fall meeting and […] more

Eucharistic Miracles, a movie being shot within our own Diocese

Check out Eucharistic Miracles, a movie being shot within our own Diocese. A reenactment of John Chapter 6 and the feeding of the multitudes by Jesus is being shot at Indian Hills in Tehachapi and the film crew is looking for 5,000 people to help make the scene happen. Learn more by clicking the link […] more

Statement of U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Child and Youth Protection on Report of Clergy Sexual Abuse in France

October 5, 2021 WASHINGTON – Following the news this week of a report commissioned by the French bishops on sexual abuse in the Church in France, Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People issued the following […] more

2021 Respect Life Month Statement | Declaración del Mes Respetemos la Vida Del 2021

Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann Chairman, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities September 27, 2021 The month of October brings with it our annual observance of Respect Life Month. As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, this year’s celebration highlights the example of that great saint. As […] more

Voices of Afghanistan

USCCB/MRS has been coordinating with Princeton’s Office of Religious Life on the role that religion plays in the lives of resettled refugees and during their integration process. Of further interest is how local communities use religious language, ideas, symbols to both welcome refugees but also to resist their resettlement. An important aspect of this project […] more

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Responds to House Vote on Bill that Imposes Radical “Abortion on Demand Until Birth”

September 24, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, H.R. 3755. This bill would impose abortion on demand nationwide at any stage of pregnancy through federal statute and would eliminate pro-life laws at every level of government — including parental notification for minor girls, informed consent, […] more