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El Paso job opening for high school principal

April 30, 2017

If you are an experienced educator who would like to work at an all boys high school, we would like to hear from you.  Cathedral High School is a Catholic Lasallian college preparatory conducted in the three-century old Lasallian tradition begun by Saint John Baptist De Lasalle to give a human and Christian education to…

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Obispos decepcionados por la aprobación de la legislación SB 4, ‘anti ciudades santuario’

April 27, 2017

La ley impactará negativamente a los migrantes en Texas AUSTIN — La Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Texas está decepcionada por el voto de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas para aprobar la iniciativa SB 4, que castiga a los oficiales de policía locales si no cooperan plenamente con las solicitudes de detención emitidas por…

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Bishops disappointed by House passage of SB 4, “anti-sanctuary cities” legislation

April 27, 2017

Law will have negative impact on migrants in Texas AUSTIN — The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) is disappointed by the Texas House’s vote to pass SB 4, which will punish local police officers if they do not fully cooperate with detainer requests issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). SB 4 would also…

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Bishop Daniel Garcia statement on pro-life legislation

April 18, 2017

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops is pleased to support this package of pro-life bills that provides incremental progress to reduce abortion in Texas. In 2015, more than 55,000 unborn children were killed by abortion in our state. Each one of them was made in God’s image. Each one of them was a precious child…

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Pro-life legislation supported by leading pro-life coalition

April 18, 2017

Pro-life groups applaud bill authors for a thoughtful package of pro-life legislation Press conference on Facebook Live AUSTIN — Four major pro-life organizations representing more than 10 million Texans have announced support of key bills before the House chamber of the 85th Texas Legislature. “The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops is pleased to support this…

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President of U.S. Bishops Conference responds to explosions at two Coptic Churches

April 9, 2017

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued a statement in response to explosions on Palm Sunday at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that have killed at least 40 and injured at least 100. MORE

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Cardinal DiNardo: US bishops renew call for peace in Syria through dialogue

April 7, 2017

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, as president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, joined Bishop Oscar Cantú, chair of the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, in a joint statement calling for renewed peace efforts in Syria. “We once again make our own the earlier call of our Holy Father, Pope Francis: ‘I exhort the…

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US bishops denounce rollback of environmental protections

March 29, 2017

President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order on March 28, 2017 that rescinds and weakens numerous environmental protections, and effectively dismantles the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The chair of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development noted the bishops’ opposition to the order. MORE

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Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops encouraged by passage of SB 25

March 20, 2017

New bill prevents “wrongful birth” lawsuits and respects all human life AUSTIN — The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops is encouraged by passage of Senate Bill 25 from the Senate today. “The Texas Senate’s passage of SB 25 is a great step toward the State of Texas ensuring that parents can no longer file a…

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El Paso superintendent job opening

March 8, 2017

If you are an experienced educator who has qualities to be a Superintendent – or who is one now – the Diocese of El Paso offers an exceptional opportunity and challenge. The Diocese is located in the far west city of El Paso, Texas, which has been named the Safest City in the US. The Superintendent…

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