At the website of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, we read: Why is the Catholic Church involved in the immigration issue? There are several reasons the Catholic Church is involved in the immigration debate. The Old and New Testaments,...
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is condemning what he calls the forces of division that are preying on people's fears. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo also called for … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference responded to the resignation of consultant Father Thomas Weinandy.
The Vatican says that leaders of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have traveled to Rome to discuss “the restoration of trust” amid a sex abuse scandal involving Australian cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to the pope.
"If, contrary to this obligation [to celibacy], a priest fathers a child, the wellbeing of his child should be his first consideration," the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference said in its guidelines.
The Episcopal Conference of Colombia considers Teleamiga in 'schism' for questioning Amoris Laetitia and other papal actions.
Archbishop John R. Quinn, Catholic progressive, dies in S.F. John R. Quinn, archbishop emeritus of San Francisco and a former president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, died early Thursday after a long illness. Archbishop...Show More Summary
A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, and another church official said Wednesday that gunmen...
Three members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) sent a letter to members of Congress Monday expressing their “strong...
U.S. Catholic bishops denounce key policies of President Trump at U.S. Vatican-sponsored conference.
To the list of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s critics, add a big one: the Catholic Church of the Philippines. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines this weekend called the president’s “drug war” a “reign of terror in many places of the poor.” The letter, which was reportedly relayed in sermons on Sunday, questioned why […]
The New York state-based Fidelis refuses to cover a range of reproductive health services that conflict with directives from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, including abortion, sterilization, and most forms of birth control. The post How a Catholic Insurer Built a Birth Control Obstacle Course in New York appeared first on Rewire.
Catholic bishops in the U.S. have long been some of the staunchest opponents of the Affordable Care Act. But now, they’re urging Congress to delay its repeal. Bishop Frank J. Dewane, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committee...Show More Summary
In response, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urged churches to make the holiday Monday a "day of prayer" in solidarity with immigrants and their families and reiterated support for immigrants, regardless of legal status. In...Show More Summary
The Catholic Church in Rwanda has formally apologized for the role it played in the country’s genocide of 22 years ago, in which around 800,000 people were killed in just 100 days. A statement by the Conference of Catholic Bishops was...Show More Summary
In their annual conference, Catholic bishops elected new leaders and said they are preparing to defend immigrants and refugees against a wave of anger.
Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez — a native of Mexico, an American citizen and a supporter of immigration reform — was elected vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday. The first Latino to hold the position, he begins his three-year term just a week after the country...
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops elected a new president who has a strong commitment to the sanctity of life on Tuesday. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, leader of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in Texas, was elected to a three-year term as president of the bishops’ organization, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The bishops also elected Cardinal […]
The nation's Roman Catholic bishops are urging President-elect Donald Trump to adopt humane policies toward immigrants and refugees. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said serving and welcoming people fleeing … Click to Contin...
Archbishop Joseph E Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has released a statement blasting top campaign staffers for Hilary Clinton for bashing Catholic voters. Clinton has not repudiated the comments from her top staffers. Show More Summary