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Bishop Burbidge, USCCB President Offers Condolences on the Death of the Rev. Billy Graham

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, and Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, have issued the following statements on receiving the news of the Rev. Billy Graham's death.

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Bishop Burbidge, US Bishops Conference President Reaction to Shooting at Florida High School

Following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, and Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called for prayer and healing.

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U.S. bishops declare national call-in day to urge Congress to save DACA

CNS News | February 19, 2018

After the Senate failed Feb. 15 to garner the 60 votes needed to move a bill forward to protect the "Dreamers," officials of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced a "National Catholic Call-In Day to Protect Dreamers" Feb. 26.

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Bishop Burbidge blesses CRS Rice Bowls

February, 20th 2018

A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this year, according to the parish administrator.

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I wish you all a fruitful Lenten journey, and I ask you to pray for me and my collaborators as we begin our week of Spiritual Exercises.