"The Hope of the Gospel in Difficult Economic Times," proposed Monday, was condemned as a betrayal of Catholic social teaching by a retired archbishop.
USCCB Fall 2012
Opinion: There are several bishops who have been involved in sex abuse cases who should not be allowed at this week's annual meeting.
Viewpoint: In last week's election, the U.S. Catholic bishops took a beating at the polls. Where do the bishops go from here?
The USCCB meets next week. One thing they likely won't discuss? The status of Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City, Mo.