Archbishop Timothy Broglio Makes Christmas Season Visit to Ukraine

KYIV — His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), visited war-torn Ukraine Dec. 27-31, 2022. Archbishop Broglio came to assure the embattled Ukrainians that the Catholic Church in the United States continues to support them in their resistance to the nearly year-old Russian invasion at a time of intensified Russian missile attacks. Continue reading

U.S. Catholic Bishops Elect New Conference President and Vice President at Plenary Assembly

BALTIMORE – Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on Tuesday during the Fall Plenary Assembly in Baltimore. Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore was elected as USCCB vice president. They succeed Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit, who are concluding their terms as Conference president and vice president, respectively.  Continue reading

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee Releases a Pastoral Message on the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following message on the global COVID-19 pandemic. The USCCB’s Administrative Committee is led by the president of the Conference, and is made up of all the chairmen of the Conference’s committees and a representative from each Episcopal Region of the United States and operates as the board of directors. Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy Broglio to Join Brother Bishops in Re-Consecration of U.S. and Canada to Blessed Mother

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., will virtually join his brother Catholic bishops throughout the United States and Canada on May 1, 2020, in renewing the consecration of the two nations to the care of the Blessed Mother in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 3:00 p.m. (EDT) re-consecration will be led in Los Angeles by Archbishop José H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, with U.S. and Canadian bishops joining in their respective dioceses. Archbishop Broglio will take part in the prayer of consecration from the main chapel of the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center in Washington, D.C., home base for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). The AMS will live stream Archbishop Broglio’s participation on its Facebook page beginning at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The faithful are invited to take part online.  
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World Youth Day Draws U.S. Military Catholics to Panamá

WASHINGTON, DC— Among the hundreds of thousands of young people from 155 countries who took part in World Youth Day Jan. 22-27 in Panamá, a half-dozen U.S. Military members participated with the support of their chapel communities and the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, (AMS). Auxiliary Bishop Neal J. Buckon led the military young adult group, comprising servicemen and women from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, CA, and the Marine Corps Bases at Camp Lejeune, NC, and Camp Kinser on Okinawa, Japan. Continue reading