U.s. Conference Of Catholic Bishops

July 21, 2014

U.S. Bishops: Practicing Religion in Public Is Not Discrimination

Archbishops Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, William Lori of Baltimore and Thomas Wenski of Miami, and Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, N.Y., penned a blog post that said the U.S. should move to eliminate all unjust discrimination and to protect religious freedom.

June 24, 2014

Archbishop Lori: The Church Must Be Free to Imitate Christ Through Service

The Baltimore archbishop encouraged the faithful to cultivate the gift of charity through the Eucharist.

June 19, 2014

Archbishop Kurtz: Synod on the Family to Draw on ‘Richness’ of Global Church

Bishops from around the world will gather in Rome Oct. 5-19 to discuss 'pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelization.'

June 13, 2014

Bishops to Include Pope Francis and Benedict Writings in Revised Voting Document

The update to ‘Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship’ was unanimously approved at the bishops’ annual meeting in New Orleans.

June 12, 2014

Vatican to U.S. Bishops: Show People the Power of (Family) Love

The U.S. bishops must give people hope that they can ‘create joyful and solid families,’ said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.

May 30, 2014

Bishops’ Statement on Common Core Puts Catholic Identity First

COMMENTARY

May 21, 2014

Ordination Stats Reflect Greater Need for Latino Representation

As the Hispanic Catholic population increases in the United States, so will the need for priests to minister to their community, Bishop Michael Burbidge says.

February 21, 2014

60,000 Unaccompanied Minors Could Arrive in U.S. in 2014, Warns Bishops’ Report

The report predicts that violence and lawlessness in parts of Mexico and Central America will drive an unprecedented influx of young migrants to the American border.

January 13, 2014

Federal Government's ‘Disregard’ for State Marriage Laws Criticized

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco encouraged Congress to support the State Marriage Defense Act.

January 10, 2014

Catholic Leaders Call for Policies Promoting Decent Work and a Just Wage

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski and Catholic Charities USA President Father Snyder said the current minimum wage does not allow people to live in dignity and raise one child out of poverty.

November 26, 2013

Project Rachel Founder ‘Delighted’ With New ’Bishops’ Staff Position

Vicki Thorn said the decision to create a full-time staff person to work with post-abortion healing ministries heeds the merciful vision of Popes Benedict and Francis.

November 14, 2013

U.S. Bishops’ New Leaders Commit to Battle the ‘Culture of Indifference’

President-elect Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said immigration, defense of marriage and religious freedom and protection of human life are all part of the Church’s response to society’s threats against human dignity.

November 13, 2013

U.S. Bishops to Address Pornography’s ‘Serious Challenges’

Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, N.Y., cites statistics that show that the material is ‘a significant factor’ in nearly 60% of divorces.

October 1, 2013

Obamacare’s Abortion Mandate Gets Ready to Go

Planned Parenthood and other players in the U.S. abortion industry could profit from tens of thousands of taxpayer-subsidized abortions.

September 13, 2013

New Shepherd in Connecticut: 'Witness Is the Most Powerful Vehicle for Conversion'

Bishop Frank Caggiano will be installed as bishop of Bridgeport on Sept. 19.

September 5, 2013

Bringing the Gospel to the Burgeoning Catholic Latino Population in the U.S.

In person interview with Diana Richardson Vela, president of the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders

August 30, 2013

Bishop Morlino Highlights Link Between Religious Liberty and Natural Law

‘Catholics don’t observe the natural law because we’re Catholic; Catholics observe the natural law because it is true,’ the shepherd of Madison, Wis., said.

August 20, 2013

Catholic League Petition Demands End to HHS Mandate

The organization’s president, Bill Donohue, argues the Obama administration must scrap the HHS mandate now that repeated fixes have failed.

August 20, 2013

LCWR 2013 Assembly: Little Evidence Yet of Any Reforms

NEWS ANALYSIS: More than a year after the Vatican-mandated changes, the U.S. women religious leaders’ group appears uninterested in complying.

August 8, 2013

Abortion Polls Test the Conscience of a Church

Pro-life outreach in parishes and colleges and to Hispanics may prove decisive toward a Catholic culture of life.

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