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On March 13, 2020, Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, First Bishop of the Diocese of Laredo, along with his brother bishops, received the following Presidential Statement from His Excellency Most Reverend José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).

Bishop James A. Tamayo joins with his fellow brother bishops of Texas in supporting the following statement. The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops welcomes the preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge, making the refugee consent decision to deny Texans the ability to welcome refugees mute, at least until the court makes a final decision or unless the injunction is overturned by a higher court.

The Diocese of Laredo and Most Rev. James A. Tamayo Joins Bishop Gomez in sharing this world Day and Peace message to Everyone in the Diocese of Laredo

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Laredo works hand in hand with Homeland Security and the Federal Authorities to provide support and respond to any humanitarian crisis on our border. 

2020 Annual Laredo Pro-Life Rosary Walk

Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

“Christ is our Hope, for our lifetime

By: Douglas Culp

From Nov. 11-13, 2019, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its 2019 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. During the three days of the General Assembly, there was the election of new officers, the approval of a budget and supplements to Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, and discussions that touched on a wide range of topics. Here are just a few of the highlights.