Category Archives: Convocation of Catholic Leaders

Use gift of freedom well, Archbishop Lori tells convocation delegates

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — In the July 3 closing Mass for the Fortnight for Freedom, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori called on Catholics to thank God for the gift of freedom and to pray … Continue reading

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Convocation delegates urged to take Gospel to struggling people everywhere

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — Being Christian is more than accepting Jesus as savior, but requires the faithful to go to the peripheries of society where people are struggling materially and spiritually, Archbishop Jose H. … Continue reading

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This is your moment to evangelize, convocation delegates told

(Updated July 3) By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl urged participants at the “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of The Gospel in America” to take a look at each other … Continue reading

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Changing landscape requires mutual accompaniment, convocation hears

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic Church’s increasing diversity presents Catholics with the opportunity to accompany each other on the journey of faith Pope Francis envisions, a Boston College professor told delegates to … Continue reading

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Joy, a sign of God’s presence, is what church needs, Cardinal Dolan says

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — Catholic leaders attending the opening Mass of the “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of The Gospel in America” were urged to reflect joy — a sign of God’s presence … Continue reading

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Convocation delegate wants to find new ways to spread unchanged Gospel

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Maybe it’s no surprise the Seattle Archdiocese is sending a delegation of 12, as in the number of apostles, to the “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in … Continue reading

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Convocation of Catholic leaders will be historic event, bishops told

By Catholic News Service INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — During their spring meeting in Indianapolis, U.S. bishops were reminded that the upcoming Convocation of Catholic Leaders — a gathering they began talking about years ago — is right around the corner. It … Continue reading

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