The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


June 4, 2017

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholics Across the U.S. Join in Praying for Victims of the Latest Terror Attack in London

“Our solidarity in Christian hope and commitment to peace is a bond that cannot be broken.”

May 31, 2017

Cardinal DiNardo to ordain four men to priesthood for Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, June 3

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston welcomes four new priests with upcoming Ordination

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.


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