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Cardinal Dolan: 'Great Moral Urgency' to Pass Immigration Reform

In a November 7th letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), said that immigration reform is “a matter of great moral urgency that cannot waitShow More Summary

Gene Robinson: 'Jesus Must Be So Embarrassed' About Religious-Based Opposition to ENDA

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Gay retired Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson rips religious-based opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a piece in the Huffington Post: For instance, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is vigorously opposing ENDA, asserting that their right to discriminate...

Top Catholic Bishop Urges House to Act on Immigration Bill

10 months agoIndustries / Military : Battleland

(WASHINGTON) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is pressuring the House to act on immigration legislation before the end of the year, calling the issue “a matter of great moral urgency” that cannot wait. Cardinal...Show More Summary

Pope Wants Your Thoughts on Gay Marriage

The Vatican has issued a request to national bishops' conferences worldwide ahead of a synod next year: Tell us what your region thinks about contraception, divorce, same-sex marriage, and other social issues. The National Catholic Reporter calls the questionnaire a "wide-ranging poll of Catholics," though the Vatican has disputed that...

Catholic Bishops Think ENDA Is Worse Than Workplace Discrimination

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops thinks firing someone because they are LGBT is bad. They also think a law to prevent that is even worse. In a statement to Congress after the Senate moved ahead on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the bishops, headed by New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, came up a long list […]

Catholic Church On ENDA: Discrimination Against Gay People Should Remain Legal

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The United States Conference On Catholic Bishops has issued a press release and sent a letter to members of the Senate in which they declare that it should remain legal to fire LGBT people. Peter Montgomery of People From The American...Show More Summary

Catholic Bishops' Amnesty Group Promotes National Call-In Day to Congress

Justice for Immigrants, a pro-amnesty group with which the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is “closely involved,” has announced Wednesday, November 13th as a National Call-In Day to Congress. SaveTheDate -Wed, Nov. Show More Summary

Vatican Hears About High-Spending German Bishop

(VATICAN CITY) — The head of Germany’s bishops conference warned Monday that the Catholic Church must act quickly to deal with a bishop under fire for lavish spending now that German prosecutors are involved in the case, a tacit acknowledgment that the church’s finances were on the line. Show More Summary

Radical Activists Attack Catholic Bishops on Abortion

In the past few days, there has been a rash of attacks on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) from left-wing circles. Led by an extremist pro-abortion website,, these activists are trying to silence the bishops: the USCCB is fighting for the conscience rights of Catholics against the health care policies of […]

Guess Who Requested Government Shutdown? U.S. Catholic Bishops!

Well! It sure sounds like the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, who dove under the covers with the right wing decades ago, are flipping Pope Francis the bird. The pope's been pushing for a more inclusive, less political church. One...Show More Summary

Stop pushing the Culture of Death on us: Nigerian bishops to Western countries

by Thaddeus Baklinski ABUJA, Nigeria, September 20, 2013 ( - The Catholic BishopsConference of Nigeria (CBCN) has unanimously and unequivocally expressed its support for the protection of life and human dignity, and denounced the attempts by Western countries to impose the culture of death on Nigeria.…

Catholics Push Immigration Reform, Many are Hispanic

With Congress preparing to reconvene Monday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops instructed members to take part in a nationwide immigration...

Cardinal Dolan: Congress Must Pass 'Once-in-a-Generation' Immigration Reform

The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Congress must seize on a "once-in-a-generation" chance to pass comprehensive immigration reform when it comes back from its August recess next week. Writing in the New York Daily News, Timothy Dolan, who is also archbishop of New York, invoked Pope Francis and Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

U.S. bishops urge Catholics to fast/pray for people struggling with porn addiction

by John Jalsevac September 6, 2013 ( – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is asking Catholics around the country today to fast and pray for the intention of men and women who are struggling with addiction to pornography. Specifically, Catholics are asked to pray “that…

Stephen Colbert & Cardinal Timothy Dolan Compete For Laughs On 'The Colbert Report'

NEW YORK (RNS) New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the most famous funny man in the American hierarchy, went on “The Colbert Report” Tuesday (Sept. 3) night to trade quips withShow More Summary

How The Catholic Bishops Plan To Fight Marriage Equality And Why It Won’t Work

The United State Conference of Catholic Bishops has published a series of tips to help Catholics fight marriage equality, but they all suffer from one fatal flaw.

Bishops Say Belief Influx of Latino Catholics Would Restore American Morality a 'Delusion'

At an annual conference of Catholic Latino leaders, Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput revealed that the bishops had hoped that a strong Catholic faith among Latinos would pull the United States back from secularization and immorality. Show More Summary

On Tuesday’s Show…

Catholic Church keeps up pressure for immigration reform. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops spokespoerson Kim Daniels on fixing our broken immigration system. • Food critic becomes viral sensation by reviewing everything from mom and pop diners to fast-food joints. Marilyn Hagerty on her new book Grand Forks and her 27 years reviewing food […]

Australian Catholic Students Association - Annual Conference

A recent encouraging report from an anonymous reader: OF Mass with Bishop Mcgukin The annual conference of the Australian Catholic Students Association (ACSA) took place this year in Brisbane on the 5th, 6th and 7th of July. The conference theme was Foundations of the faith, which was inspired by the current Year of Faith. Show More Summary

New Pro-Life Initiative in Mexico Draws Catholic Clergy and Laity

After attending Human Life International’s REDESSVIDA conference in Mexico City last June for priests and seminarians, Bishop José Maria de la Torre Martin of the Diocese of Aguascalientes in Mexico took new steps to spread the Gospel of Life in his diocese. The bishop, who made known the impact HLI’s conference had on him, recently […]

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