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Bishop Richard Malone spoke out about the problem of pornography (AP Photo/David Duprey)

The bishops have said that the use of pornography is a mortal sin

Pope Francis speaking to a reporter on board his flight from Manila (CNS)

Francis will also visit Philadelphia and New York during his September trip to the US

U.S. Bishops visited Iran in March to promote peace and dialogue (CNS photo/courtesy Stephen M. Colecchi)

Joint declaration affirms ‘common commitment to peaceful coexistence and mutual respect’

Cardinal O'Malley (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal O’Malley criticises ‘unique secrecy’ around insurers’ coverage of abortion

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  (CNS)

Bishops want Obama administration to ensure religious freedom is protected

Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (AP)

Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan says that decision draws “an unprecedented line in the sand”

Benedict XVI tells US bishops it is ‘imperative’ that Catholics realised the grave threats presented by radical secularism

Cardinal Seán Brady, Primate of All Ireland (Paul Faith/PA Wire)

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Cardinal Wuerl addresses the US bishops (CNS photo/Stephen Brashear)

Cardinal Wuerl says ordinariate could be established by the end of the year

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York at the US bishops' meeting in Baltimore today (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop of New York says he does not know why bishops departed from tradition to elect him rather than the current vice president