The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged defeat in the recent election on most of their issues Monday, and promised to persevere in their battle against same-sex marriage, the AP reports: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the newly installed leader of the...
For the past two years, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has been on the warpath against the Obama administration. The bishops have lashed out at the White House for requiring employers to give workers with insurance health plans that provides free contraception. Show More Summary
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops faces IRS complaint over partisan advocacy (via Raw Story ) The Washington, D.C.-based Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has asked the IRS to investigate the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, alleging that numerous bishops had violated federal tax law by engaging in partisan advocacy. “As a 501(c)(3) [...]
Surprise: Catholics actually prefer focusing on what's in this book instead of what's between your legs. Uh oh. Here's some bad news for Paul Ryan, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the rest of the Republican Party: Most U.S. Show More Summary
Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn, N.Y., will get his first look at church-led reconstruction in Haiti when he visits several projects next week. He will be representing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during his Oct. 22-25 visit to three projects west of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Specifically, the projects on the bishop’s [...]
by Kirsten Andersen Washington, D.C., October 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews) – A standing-room-only crowd of an estimated 6,000 people attended the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Mass and Pilgrimage for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C. last Sunday, which took place at the Basilica of the National Shrine…
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a press release complaining about Vice-President Biden’s statement on the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act, and the accommodations made by the Obama Administration for houses of worship. Show More Summary
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, others, say Biden’s characterization of HHS mandate was “amazingly false.”
Joe Biden, who is Catholic, long ago left Catholic doctrine behind with his stand on abortion, and today the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) called him out on his lie in last night’s debate about Catholic institutions being...Show More Summary
The nation’s Catholic bishops said Vice President Joe Biden misrepresented the pro-abortion HHS mandate in Thursday night’s debate with Paul Ryan. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement responding to what it called an “inaccurate statement of fact on the HHS mandate” on Biden’s part. The full text of the statement the USCCB [...]
by Thaddeus Baklinski TORONTO, October 11, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Most Reverend Bishop Roman Danylak of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Toronto passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2012. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops notes that Bishop Danylak was born on December 29, 1930, in Toronto, Ontario, and ordained…
“Registered domestic partners in Washington State already have legal equality with married couples, and they possess all the legal rights and benefits of marriage.” This is the outright lie being promoted by the Roman Catholic bishops of Washington state and Preserve Marriage Washington, opponents of Referendum 74.
By JONATHAN WOLFMAN For the better part of the last few years the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and lay Catholics throughout the business community have ramped up their intrusions into secular law and life by claiming, in lobbying efforts and in court, that the Affordable Care Act is corrosive of religious liberty. Their specific [...]
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and its head, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, have stood fast in their support of government programs that benefit the poor as lawmakers in Washington move to cut funding for many of those programs in the name of debt and deficit reduction. In a blog post honoring the feast day of [...]
Cardinal Dolan, the head of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese of New York, is slamming a program that will give morning after pills to girls in NYC schools as young as 14-years-old. The New York City Department of Education is furnishing morning-after pills and other birth control drugs to students at [...]
by Steve Jalsevac SAINTE-ADELE, Quebec, September 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - For the second year in a row, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has rejected a LifeSiteNews’ request for media accreditation to the “public” sessions of the bishops’ annual plenary assembly. CCCB communications…
American Catholics' concerns that the Obama health-law's requirements threaten their religious freedom are "of a different order" to religious persecution overseas, the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Wednesday.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops pastoral letter 'Economic Justice For All' asserts that “government has an essential responsibility” to “enhance human dignity and protect human rights.” Far from the conservative ideal of private charity, Catholicism clearly articulates a role for public institutions. GO ?
Arch Bishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan is one of the most well-known Catholics in the nation as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Thursday night he gave the benediction at the Democratic National Convention, just as he did a week prior at the Republican convention. Dolan has stressed that his [...]Show More Summary