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Bishops Pray for Compassion, Community at Border
Cardinal Seán O’Malley and a dozen other bishops, including Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson (pictured), gathered at the border this week to witness the plight of the immigrant.
See the Archdiocese of Boston’s photos here.
Read more via The Catholic Sun, and tune in to The Bishop’s Hour on Monday to hear how one parish in Phoenix is affected by the immigration debate.
(Photo credit: George Martell/The Pilot Media Group)

Bishops Pray for Compassion, Community at Border

Cardinal Seán O’Malley and a dozen other bishops, including Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson (pictured), gathered at the border this week to witness the plight of the immigrant.

See the Archdiocese of Boston’s photos here.

Read more via The Catholic Sun, and tune in to The Bishop’s Hour on Monday to hear how one parish in Phoenix is affected by the immigration debate.

(Photo credit: George Martell/The Pilot Media Group)

Arizona’s Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Seek Non-Violent Solutions in Syria
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference have written to Arizona’s congressional delegation expressing their concern over potential military actions in Syria. The Arizona bishops urged Congress not to resort to military intervention, but instead work to end the violence in Syria through a negotiated political settlement.
The full text of the letter, signed by Most Rev. Gerald Dino, Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix, Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson, Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, Most Rev. Eduardo A. Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop of Phoenix, and Most Rev. James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup, can be found here.
The Arizona Catholic Conference is the public policy agency for the Diocese of Gallup, the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix.
Read more: http://www.diocesephoenix.org/news.php?newsmonth=201309&story=1220147549

Arizona’s Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Seek Non-Violent Solutions in Syria

The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference have written to Arizona’s congressional delegation expressing their concern over potential military actions in Syria. The Arizona bishops urged Congress not to resort to military intervention, but instead work to end the violence in Syria through a negotiated political settlement.

The full text of the letter, signed by Most Rev. Gerald Dino, Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix, Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson, Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, Most Rev. Eduardo A. Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop of Phoenix, and Most Rev. James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup, can be found here.

The Arizona Catholic Conference is the public policy agency for the Diocese of Gallup, the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix.

Read more: http://www.diocesephoenix.org/news.php?newsmonth=201309&story=1220147549

Listen to Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted’s annual Christmas message to the people of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. People in the Phoenix area will begin hearing this message periodically in the lead up to Christmas on KEZ 99.9 and Immaculate Heart Radio 1310 AM.

You can also listen to it here.