On June 27, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-3 ruling in the abortion facility medical standards case, Woman’s Whole Health v. Hellerstedt. Deirdre McQuade, assistant director for pro-life communications at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, reacted to the loss.
The chairman of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops expressed disappointment in relation to the June 23 per curiam ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of United States v. Texas, in which some states are challenging immigration guidelines issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security, relating to the DAPA and expanded DACA programs.
Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares Regarding the Orlando Mass Shootings
We join the Holy Father in encouraging the faithful to pray for the victims, families and first responders for those involved in the tragic events of the Orlando mass shootings. We express our profound condolences for the victims of this senseless act of terror. May all those involved know the compassion and mercy of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
For four men of the Diocese of Phoenix, June 11 will mark a day of both ending and new beginnings. That’s because their years of seminary study and formation are over. They’ll enter St. Thomas Aquinas Parish that day as transitional deacons and leave as ordained priests after Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted imposes hands on them.
Cuatro hombres serán ordenados al sacerdocio el 11 de junio, tres al diaconado transitorio el 29 de mayo
Para cuatro hombres de la Diócesis de Phoenix, el 11 de junio marcará un día de finales y nuevos comienzos. Esto es debido a que sus años de estudio y formación en el seminario han concluido. Entrarán en la Parroquia Santo Tomás de Aquino ese día como diáconos transitorios y saldrán como sacerdotes ordenados después de que el Obispo Thomas J. Olmsted imponga las manos sobre ellos.
Sister Martha Mary Carpenter of the Saint Peter Mission School in central Arizona is working with the children of the Gila River Indian community to fight childhood obesity. The Gila River Indian community is considered by the National Institutes of Health to be one of the most obese communities in America. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler has more.
Students, families and community leaders joined Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted as he blessed the grounds and unveiled the sign marking the new St. John Paul II Catholic High School. The high school will serve the far West Valley and will open in 2018.
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference are grateful for the passage of the pro-life bills (SB 1474 and SB 1485) that were signed into law today by Governor Doug Ducey.
The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, invites the community to a special event at 10 a.m., April 5, to celebrate the next step in establishing St. John Paul II Catholic High School, the first Catholic high school to serve the growing number of Catholic students and families in the far West Valley.
La comunidad está invitada a asistir a un evento especial celebrando una nueva escuela secundaria católica en el oeste lejano de Phoenix
El Reverendísimo Thomas J. Olmsted, Obispo de la Diócesis Católica Romana de Phoenix, invita a la comunidad a un evento especial a las 10 a.m. el 5 de abril para celebrar el próximo paso que establecerá la Escuela Secundaria Católica de San Juan Pablo II, la primera secundaria católica que servirá al número creciente de estudiantes y familias en el oeste lejano de Phoenix.