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USCCB Chairmen Ask President Trump to Fulfill His Promise to Protect Religious Liberty

WASHINGTON—In early February, several media outlets reported that President Donald J. Trump is considering issuing an executive order establishing a government-wide initiative to respect religious freedom. A copy of a draft executive order was published by multiple news outlets. The President has not yet signed the executive order on religious freedom. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan […]

U.S. Bishops’ Chair on Migration Responds to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision

February 9, 2017 WASHINGTON—On February 9, 2017, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a unanimous decision upholding a lower court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) blocking the implementation of several key provisions of Executive Order 13769. The TRO was put in place by the U.S. District Court […]

National Marriage Week USA, World Marriage Day celebrate gift of marriage

WASHINGTON – National Marriage Week USA and World Marriage Day are opportunities “to celebrate the gift and blessing of marriage,” said the chairman of the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). “Promoting and strengthening marriage remains a pastoral priority of our Conference,” wrote Archbishop Charles […]

Strong prayer life influences choice to become nun, brother, suggests CARA study

WASHINGTON – Nearly all of the religious men and women who professed perpetual vows in 2016 had a strong prayer life prior to entering their religious institute, according to a survey on men and women religious conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University. The survey results were released […]

Trump’s action banning refugees brings outcry from U.S. church leaders

WASHINGTON (CNS) – President Donald Trump’s executive memorandum intended to restrict the entry of terrorists coming to the United States brought an outcry from Catholic leaders across the U.S. Church leaders used phrases such as “devastating,” “chaotic” and “cruel” to describe the Jan. 27 action that left already-approved refugees and immigrants stranded at U.S. airports […]

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