U.S. bishop chairmen for pro-life and doctrine address ethical concerns on the new COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON – On Dec. 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop… Read More

Indiana Catholic Bishops Extend Mass Dispensation

Indiana Catholic bishops have extended the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance until further notice. A statement was issued by the bishops, which reads: “While commending our pastors… Read More

Indiana bishops release statement on the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance

The Catholic bishops throughout the Province of Indianapolis, which is comprised of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the dioceses of Gary, Evansville, Fort Wayne-South Bend and Lafayette, have extended the… Read More

Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective August 3, 2020: Reverend John Conley, C.S.C., to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Notre… Read More

Statement on Several Recent Supreme Court Decisions

There have been a number of Supreme Court decisions these past several weeks on matters of importance to the Church regarding life, justice, and religious liberty. Sadly, the grave injustice… Read More

Priest assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 23, 2020: Reverend Stephen Felicichia, to Parochial Vicar, St. Elizabeth… Read More