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July 11, 2014

Bishop Elizondo: ‘Our Broken Immigration System Is Not Working in a Humane Way’

In an exclusive Register interview, the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration discusses the hot-button immigration issues that are generating national controversy.

July 3, 2014

President Obama Draws Fire Over Border Crisis

Critics allege that administration policies are a substantial contributor to the current flood of migrant women and children into the United States.

June 16, 2014

U.S. Bishops Ponder Challenges Posed by Family and Poverty Issues

At their annual spring meeting in New Orleans, the U.S. Church’s shepherds discussed how to fulfill Pope Francis’ vision for evangelization in the 21st century.

June 11, 2014

U.S. Bishops Unanimously Reauthorize Religious-Liberty Initiative

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November 11, 2013

Register Radio: Dolan USCCB Legacy/ Instruction on Medjugorje

August 30, 2013

CRS, Its Partners and the Appearance of Scandal

How Catholic Relief Services Determines What Is Morally Acceptable: Part 2 of a Register Special Report

March 6, 2013

Bishops’ Group Gives Nearly $1 Million for Immigration Reform

Funding will go to promote comprehensive reform and to aid Catholic organizations that serve migrant communities.

October 13, 2012

Bishops Call for 'Rosary Novena for Life and Liberty'

October 10, 2012

U.S. Bishops, Apostolates Ring in the Year of Faith

Catholic Church bells will resound for three minutes Oct. 11 at noon to start the yearlong effort to increase faith in Jesus Christ.

August 8, 2012

Time's Up: Catholic Business Owners Weigh Moral Options in HHS Mandate

National Catholic Bioethics Center issues guidelines for navigating First Amendment threat.

July 30, 2012

Catholic Relief Services Emphasizes Faithfulness to Church Teaching

U.S. bishops' overseas relief agency responses to recent concerns over funding.

July 27, 2012

U.S. Bishops’ Marriage Advocate to Lead San Francisco Archdiocese

Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland, Calif., the USCCB's leader on defense of marriage issues, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI as the ninth archbishop of San Francisco.

July 19, 2012

'Breakthrough' Effort to Secure Conscience Rights in HHS Mandate Fight

U.S. bishops welcome inclusion of conscience provisions in a House subcommittee appropriations bill for Health and Human Services funding.

July 7, 2012

True Freedom

Saturday Book Pick: Cardinal Dolan's first e-Book takes up a timely topic: religious liberty.

June 29, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health-Care Law, Stage Set for First Amendment Showdown

Although the court ruled on the constitutionality of Obamacare, it left the door open to those pursuing the right to religious freedom.

June 28, 2012

Archbishop Lori Tells Rome Conference That Religious Freedom Must Be Defended

Baltimore Church leader was featured speaker at Religious Liberty Observatory.

June 18, 2012

Course Correction: Sister Carol Keehan Now Opposes Obama 'Accommodation' for HHS Mandate

The Catholic Health Association's president calls for a broader religious exemption.

June 15, 2012

Bishops Critique Their Handling of Ryan Budget Before Approving New Statement on Economic Crisis

During the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Atlanta, several bishops questioned the conference’s recent statements on budget proposals.

June 14, 2012

Religious Freedom Dominates U.S. Bishops' Meeting

Archbishop Lori signals commitment to defense of individual conscience rights and the free exercise of Catholic institutions.

June 13, 2012

'Examination of Conscience': U.S. Bishops Review Progress Report on Sex-Abuse Crisis

The National Review Board report confirms a steady fall in new cases, but warns against 'complacency.' Bishop Conlon notes that the bishops approved plans for a review of the charter and that the board's recommendations would be considered.

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