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Nov 18, 2019

Bishop Burbidge returns from a General Assembly meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and addresses the following topics:

  • New mechanism for reporting allegations of sexual abuse by bishops ahead of schedule
  • Is abortion a “preeminent priority?”
  • A new program for priestly formation is sent to Rome for approval
  • Will St. Irenaeus be made a “doctor” of the Church?
  • Catholic Charities USA works to reduce homelessness by 20% in 5 cities by 2024
  • Pope Francis calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

Bishop Burbidge answers these questions from social media:

  • How do you feel about ordaining married men?
  • How does an individual maintain optimism while trying to uphold one’s Catholic values in today’s political climate?

PLUS, Bishop Burbidge gives you the scoop on an exciting new diocesan campaign to take place during the Advent and Christmas seasons.