The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

May 26, 2017

USCCB President Offers Prayers for Victims in Latest Attack on Coptic Christians

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement in the wake of the latest attack on Christians in the Middle East. In what officials are calling a terrorist attack, masked gunmen opened fire on a bus that killed 28 people including men, women and children. State TV is reporting the Coptic Christians were attacked while on their way to Mass at the St. Samuel Monastery in Minya province, located about 140 miles south of Cairo. Many children are reported among the dead. The attack also wounded up to 22 others.

May 23, 2017

USCCB President Offers Condolences on Behalf of U.S. Catholics and All People of Goodwill Across America to Victims and Families of Manchester Terror Attack

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), is expressing shock and sadness in the wake of last night’s terror attack at Manchester Arena.

May 5, 2017

Bishops Call on Gov. Abbott to Veto SB 4

Bishops say law will have negative impact on Texas

May 4, 2017

USCCB President: Today’s Executive Order Begins a Process

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued a response to President Donald J. Trump’s executive order signed this morning.

April 20, 2017

Dioceses Across The U.S. Benefit From Catholic Home Missions Appeal

The annual Catholic Home Missions Appeal will be held in parishes across the Archdiocese this weekend, April 29-30 with the theme "Strengthening the Church at Home."

April 7, 2017

U.S. Bishops Conference calls for renewed peace efforts in Syria

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Oscar Cantú, chair of the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, have issued a joint statement calling for renewed peace efforts in Syria.

March 8, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Dispensation

Cardinal DiNardo is granting a dispensation of abstinence from meat on March 17 for local and visiting faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

 

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