Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria's cathedral

Archbishop Sheen

PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced late Nov. 18.

Update: Bishops hear that third-party reporting system may start in February

BALTIMORE (CNS) — A third-party reporting system to field sexual misconduct allegations against bishops could be in place by the end of February, an official of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops told the bishops during their fall general assembly in Baltimore.

Immigration reform among priorities for new USCCB president

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles

BALTIMORE (CNS) — It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez that immigration reform is at the top of his priority list as the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.