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USCCB at 100: Nascent bishops’ council a vehicle for laity to live out their faith

(Second in a series) By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the National Catholic War Council was established in 1917, the U.S. bishops soon took charge of the nationwide body meant to coordinate spiritual and recreational opportunities … Continue reading

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USCCB at 100: Bishops’ conference arose out of national crisis a century ago

(First in a series) By Russell Shaw Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops arose out of a national crisis a century ago, when the U.S. entered the First World War. In responding to this … Continue reading

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USCCB at 100: Fear of too much political involvement led cardinals to oppose NCWC

(Last in a series) By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — What were the fears and perceived threats that led to the suppression of the nascent National Catholic Welfare Council? Correspondence in the early 1900s shows some … Continue reading

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