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Chairman of U.S Bishops’ Conference Committee on Pro-Life Activities Calls for National Prayer Effort That Every Human Being is Protected In Law And Welcomed in Life

WASHINGTON— Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement today inviting all people of good will to join in a prayer campaign that the change in the U.S. Supreme Court will move our nation closer to the day […]

Chairman of U.S. Bishops Committee on Migration Expresses Concern about Immigration Bills Before Congress, Urges Bipartisan Engagement

WASHINGTON—Most Reverend Joe S. Vásquez, of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB/COM) Committee on Migration, sent a letter to every Member of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday in response to two immigration bills that are expected to be taken up later this week by the full House.  Bishop Vasquez had previously […]

Bishops vote on Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, revisions to the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, and action items at June General Assembly

FORT LAUDERDALE—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved several action items today at their Spring General Assembly taking place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 13-14. The full body of bishops voted to approve the revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People by a vote of 185-5-1. The revisions are a culmination […]

Bishop Perez addresses national V Encuentro at spring bishops’ meeting

Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez had the spotlight at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 13 when he presented a report on the national V Encuentro. It was one of several topics discussed by the body of bishops. The USCCB’s Subcommittee on Hispanic Affairs convened pastoral leaders […]

A statement from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, on immigration

Fort Lauderdale, FL—”At its core, asylum is an instrument to preserve the right to life. The Attorney General’s recent decision elicits deep concern because it potentially strips asylum from many women who lack adequate protection. These vulnerable women will now face return to the extreme dangers of domestic violence in their home country. This decision […]

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