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New head of U.S.C.C.B. Ecumenical and Interreligious Office
Catholic News Service (21 November 2011)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Father John William Crossin, a member of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales who served most recently as executive director of the Washington Theological Consortium, has been named executive director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

U.S. Bishops’ Response to Syrian Massacre
Catholic News Service (31 May 2012)
Official for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops responds to the Syrian massacre.

Archbishop Kurtz, Cardinal DiNardo Elected to Top U.S.C.C.B. Posts
Catholic News Service (12 November 2013)
BALTIMORE (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops by a wide margin on 12 November.

Cardinal Dolan Urges Bishops to Make Religious Freedom a Priority
Catholic News Service (11 November 2013)
BALTIMORE (CNS) — New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan called upon his brother bishops to champion the cause of people around the world being persecuted because of their faith even as the bishops continue to prevent what he described as infringements upon religious practice in the United States.

Syrian Refugee Crisis at ‘Tipping Point,’ Say U.S.C.C.B. Officials
Catholic News Service (10 March 2015)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying the Syrian refugee crisis has reached a “tipping point,” officials of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops who recently traveled to the Middle East are urging the international community to offer more help.

Ukrainians Displaced by Fighting Speak to U.S.C.C.B. Delegation
Catholic News Service (22 June 2015)
KHARKIV, Ukraine (CNS) — Young Artem is about to turn a year old, but all he has known in his short life is upheaval.

U.S. Church ‘Stands Ready’ to Help Syrian Refugees, Says U.S.C.C.B. President
Catholic News Service (11 September 2015)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic Church “stands ready to help” in efforts to assist refugees fleeing war-torn countries in the Middle East, said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on 10 September.

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‘Solidarity in Suffering’:
Join Us in Praying for Persecuted Christians

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has designated this Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, as a day of prayer for persecuted Christians, and next week as a time to raise awareness.