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Read: Catholic Bishops back tax-subsidized adoption discrimination (and alienating even more young people, apparently)

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

They've already spent the past couple of years going after civil marriage equality and fair employment protections, so what are the top dogs at the United Conference of Catholic Political Pundits Bishops up to now? Why they are pressing Congress...

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Sends 1,200 Bibles to Illegal Immigrant Children

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has distributed over 1,200 Spanish language Bibles to illegal immigrant children and adults who are being detained by U.S. Border Patrol near Nogales, Arizona.

Pope Francis to visit U.S. next year; Philadelphia on itinerary

Pope Francis will make his first visit to the U.S. as pontiff next year, attending a conference in Philadelphia aimed at strengthening families, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Voyage of the Damned War on Drugs

Nancy Pelosi called for Americans to deal with Central American children seeking refuge from the violence of their countries as a humanitarian crisis, citing the Conference of Catholics Bishops' characterization of the infant Jesus's...Show More Summary

Muslim Sues Kenya's Catholic Bishops for Discrimination

Bishops sued as they lobby for peace amidst coastal violence. Kenya has its own religious discrimination case: A Muslim restaurateur sued the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, claiming religious discrimination after the bishops allegedly...Show More Summary

‘We want to be Barnabas’

NEW ORLEANS — At the June 11 opening Mass of the U.S. bishops’ spring meeting in New Orleans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said the church leaders who had gathered for two and a half days of meetings “want to be Barnabas.” By that, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, […]

Defending marriage tops agenda on first day of US Bishops spring meeting

by John-Henry Westen NEW ORLEANS, LA, June 11, 2014 ( – Much of the opening day of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops 2014 Spring General Assembly on Wednesday was devoted to the defense and promotion of marriage. Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the USCCB…

UK bishops’ draft doc advises Catholics on helping people through gender reassignment

by John-Henry Westen LONDON, June 11, 2014 ( - Pro-life campaigners have drawn attention to a draft document produced by the Catholic BishopsConference of England and Wales that appears to advise Catholics to assist ‘transgender’ people through the process of ‘gender reassignment.’…

US Bishops Urge Obama, Congress to Protect Illegal Immigrant Children Crossing Border

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration has called upon the Obama administration and Congress to protect illegal immigrant children who are crossing the border from Mexico into the United States unaccompanied by parents. Show More Summary

Pro-Life Conference in Nigeria Tells the World: Africa Opposes Abortion

An International pro-life conference organised by the  Catholic BishopsConference of Nigeria commenced this morning Thursday June 5th with a pro-life march led by the 10 Bishops who attended the conference. The conference venue is the National Christian (Ecumenical) Centre in Abuja and the theme of International conference is ‘Witnessing to the dignity of every […]

Brazilian Bishops Issue “Yellow Card” Against World Cup Plans

An organization of Brazilian catholic bishops gave a “yellow card” to the preparations for the World Cup that will begin on June 12th.According to a pamphlet issued by the National Conference of Brazilian Bishops (known by the Portuguese...Show More Summary

Catholic Priest Wants One Direction Boy Band To Be Banned From Philippines

Father Conegundo Garganta, an official in the Catholic BishopsConference of the Philippines (CBCP), has urged the government to ban British boy band One Direction from the country, according to the Manila Times. Garganta sees them as a bad influence and urged parents to prevent their children from becoming fans of the band. Show More Summary

Irish BishopsConference voter guide ignores life, marriage, and euthanasia

by Hilary White DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 ( – Pro-life advocates in Ireland have denounced a statement for voters by the Irish Catholic BishopsConference as “insipid” and out of touch with reality for omitting any mention of the country’s pressing moral issues on the family…

U.S. Bishops Admit Growing Concerns About Common Core Effects On Mission of Catholic Schools

The Secretariat of Catholic Education for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has acknowledged the many concerns that have been expressed about the effects of the Common Core standards on Catholic schools throughout the country. Show More Summary

Catholic Cardinal Says Obamacare Regulation “Violates God’s Law”

I believe this is what is called “speaking truth to power.”   Cardinal Sean O’Malley, the archbishop of Boston and chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, said on Tuesday that the regulation...Show More Summary

Italian Catholic Bishop: More Dialogue Needed Around Homosexuality

The head of the Italian bishops conference tells a Florence newspaper that the Catholic Church must listen to all arguments around homosexuality. Featured Image: read more

U.S. bishops promote 2nd annual March for Marriage

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 ( -- The annual March for Marriage in Washington, DC has a prominent new backer: the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). In a letter sent on April 7, Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo and Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco…

Sex Abuse Scandals Cost US Catholic Church Nearly $3 Billion Over 8 Years

Sexual abuse scandals have cost the U.S. Catholic Church nearly $3 billion over an eight year period; and according to a report released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops last month, the scourge has not gone away.

UK bishops assure Catholic MPs they won’t be denied Communion for backing same-sex ‘marriage’

by Hilary White LONDON, April 2, 2014 ( – The Catholic BishopsConference of England and Wales assured Catholic Members of Parliament this week were that there are “no plans” to refuse them Holy Communion after they voted to support the “gay marriage” legislation…

Kenyan bishops fear tetanus vaccine campaign is aimed to sterilize women

by Thaddeus Baklinski NAIROBI, Kenya, April 1, 2014 ( – The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is demanding answers about a national tetanus vaccine campaign that they say is suspiciously like campaigns run in other countries where a birth control agent was covertly mixed in. Run by the World Health…

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