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Leo Raymond de Neckère, C.M., first bishop of New Orleans

Leo Raymond de Neckère, C.M., was one of the pioneers of the Vincentians in the United States. Born in Belgium and completing his studies at the Seminary at the Barrens, he was ordained October 13, 1822. According to our Vincentian Calendar, today, June 24, marks the anniversary of his consecration as Bishop of New Orleans.

Historic meeting of 22 Vincentian Bishops

For the first time ever all of the Vincentian Bishops were invited to meet in Rome. From June 23-25 twenty-two of the thirty-two bishops are participating in this gathering. They come from Lebanon, Italy, Poland, Colombia, Brazil, Mozambique, India, Madagascar,...

Another facet of being pro-life

Deacon Greg Kandra devotes his blog post to  John Allen's reflection on the Church’s newest “pro-life” cause From his column in The Boston Globe:  In Catholic parlance, certain terms carry weight far beyond their face value meaning. Calling something a “pro-life”...

Bishops review Cesar Chavez film

Bishops say Cesar Chavez film shows Catholic social justice According to the Catholic News Agency... Several bishops have praised “Cesar Chavez,” a new movie about the labor rights leader and devout Catholic, for its portrayal of a man whom they say embodied the...
250+ bishops to catechize at WYD

250+ bishops to catechize at WYD

More than 250 bishops of different nationalities will develop and deepen the theme of World Youth Day (WYD Rio2013) during three mornings of catechesis. Selected by the Pontifical Council for the Laity (PCL), there will be stationed at a different catechesis location...

Bishops say immigration reform now

Bishops say immigration reform now

USCCB President Says ‘Now Is The Time’ To Reform Immigration System Cardinal Dolan: Suffering of migrants must end Path to citizenship should be improved and families protected Enforcement should guarantee basic human rights WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New...

Sisters join Bishop’s Walk for Peace

Sisters join Bishop’s Walk for Peace

Belize Bishop’s Walk for Peace: From the Rio Hondo to the Sarstoon - 300 miles. SCN Sisters Chris Kunze and Barbara Flores will participate. In September of 2012 Bishops Dorick Wright and Christopher Glancy issued a letter of invitation to Catholic parishes and...

Bishops say immigration reform now

US Bishops – Response to Newtown

The chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a joint statement Dec. 21 stressing the need for gun control, improved services for the mentally ill and a critical examination of the violence in today's movies, videos and television...

Superior General Addresses Bishops Synod

Superior General Addresses Bishops Synod

“This is the Church I want to be a part of. This is the Church that was envisioned by Vatican II.”... "In order to proclaim the gift of faith and strengthen the Church’s renewal, there are three moments of encounter and two pathways I consider crucial for new...

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