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American Catholics would like more Jesus, less whining about vaginas

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

Brooklyn bishop off to Haiti to see reconstruction progress

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 [...]

U.S. bishops’ religious liberty mass in D.C. attracts thousands of pilgrims; media ignore

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…

Catholic Bishops Whining About the Birth Control Benefit Again

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

Faith Groups Fact-Check Vice Presidential Debate

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, others, say Biden’s characterization of HHS mandate was “amazingly false.”

Catholic Bishops Blast Biden for Debate Lies

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

Catholic Bishops: Biden Misrepresented HHS Mandate in Debate

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 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 [...]

Top Catholic Bishop Affirms Need For Government Programs To Help The Poor

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 Slams Giving Morning After Pills to 14-Year-Olds

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 [...]

LifeSiteNews again barred from public sessions of Canadian bishops’ meeting

by Steve Jalsevac SAINTE-ADELE, Quebec, September 17, 2012 ( - 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…

Cardinal Dolan Spotlights Overseas Persecution

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.

Catholic Faith Leaders—and Youth—Challenge Romney-Ryan Budget’s Morality

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 ?

Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan Gives Benediction At DNC

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

'Grant Us the Courage to Defend' Life

On a night when Catholics played prominent roles in defending this administration’s radicalism on abortion and religious liberty, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops offered a challenging prayer for life, liberty, love, and justice. Keep reading this post...

Cardinal sin? The top U.S. bishop will pray with the GOP

He didn’t ask my opinion, but I think Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, should have declined an invitation to deliver the closing prayer at next week’s Republican National Convention. Show More Summary

A Non-Partisan Prayer

Mitt Romney tells Raymond Arroyo that the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, New York’s Timothy Cardinal Dolan, will be giving the benediction in Tampa next week the night that Mitt Romney is nominated. The interview airs tomorrow night on EWTN. Cardinal Dolan has a history with Paul Ryan, which he talked about last week on his own radio show.

Paul Ryan and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

By Tad DeHaven Economist Antony Davies and Catholic theologian Kristina Antolin argue in the Wall Street Journal that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ criticism of Paul Ryan’s budget policies is wrongheaded: All people have the moral obligation to care for those who are less fortunate. But replacing morality with legality is the first step in replacing church, [...]Show More Summary

Cardinal Dolan: Sorry if I Created Scandal Inviting Obama to Dinner

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the president of the U.S Conference of Catholic bishops, has written a new blog in which he says he is sorry if he created any scandal concerning his invitation to pro-abortion President Barack Obama to attend the annual Al Smith Catholic Charities dinner this October. Obama accepted the invitation. The Alfred E. [...]

The Ryan Plan and Catholic Social Teaching

Our liberals have been running with a meme which goes “Ryan’s budget plan is anti-Catholic” – the basis of the liberal argument is that a letter was written under the letter head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops which condemned the Ryan plan when it was first presented.  Without getting in to the [...]

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