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Bishops Warn Catholic Voters Not To Support Pro-Equality Candidates, Label Same-Sex Marriage “Intrinsic Evil”

last weekLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The United State Conference of Catholic Bishops is coming together this week to rewrite the Catholic Church's voters' guide, and they are using the opportunity to take a stand against LGBT people and same-sex marriage.

Bishops Urge Decarbonizing the World's Energy Systems, Really?

Catholic bishops from around the world issued an appeal last month to the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris for a "complete decarbonization by mid-century" of the world's energy systems.

Msgr. Jenkins filled with gratitude as he ends term as USCCB general secretary

BALTIMORE — Msgr. Ronny Jenkins, the outgoing general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, looked out at the 240 bishops gathered in Baltimore, a deep feeling of gratitude in his heart. His years with the conference, the last five as general secretary, were enriching and rewarding, he told the bishops Nov. 17 during their […]

US Bishops president vows to fight for religious liberty

Religious liberty was a recurrent theme at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Fall General Assembly.

American Catholic Bishops Vow to Welcome Refugees Despite Republicans' Warnings

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has vowed church outreach programs to refugees will continue operating despite politicians calling for America's borders to be closed off.

Canada’s bishops add voice to pro-life movement’s call for gvmt to use Charter clause to stop euthanasia

In a letter to new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops urges him to invoke the Charter's notwithstanding clause.

Chicago archbishop to participate in Rome synod on family

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will be one of seven American Catholic bishops participating in the synod on the family in Rome in October, the Vatican announced Tuesday. While four delegates were elected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cupich is one of three appointed by Pope Francis,...

10 who became saints for their work in the U.S.

When Junipero Serra is canonized on Sept. 23, he will become the 11th person declared a saint for their work in what became the modern United States, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini 1850-1917 The youngest daughter of a cherry farmer from a village...

Bishops Meddle in Health Care

The headline almost says it all: Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines. Catholic Bishops, or any religious officers, have no business meddling in public health care. NPR reports: “the country’s Conference ofShow More Summary

Robbing the Churches of Mexico

The conflict of interest inherent in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' immigration encouragement is starting to reveal itself.

U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling As ‘Tragic Error’

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

America’s Catholic bishops called the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide Friday a “tragic error” shortly after the news broke reports The Washington Times. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of… The post U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling As ‘Tragic Error’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling

First Amendment protections for worship and clergy are clear. Some groups, such as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, also want protections for individual business owners who consider it immoral to provide benefits for the same-sex...Show More Summary

How The Closure Of One Historic NYC Church Is Reviving The Spirit Of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The late Dorothy Day, a champion of the poor and dispossessed, is being considered for canonization by the Catholic Church, with the strong endorsement of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop...Show More Summary

Right Wing Steamed Over Pope's Climate Change Encyclical

In the past few decades, politically conservative American Catholics and their allies in the Republican Party got used to having the public voice of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops serving as a politically useful one that prioritized opposition to legal abortion and LGBT equality. Show More Summary

U.S. Catholics Ready to Execute Pope’s ‘Marching Orders’ on Climate Change (Video)

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

    Archbishop of Louisville, Ky. Joseph Kurtz, president, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, right, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, brief the news media on “Laudato Si”, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, in Washington, June 18. Show More Summary

Watch live: US bishops respond to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, respond to the much-anticipated encyclical on the environment released by Pope Francis. Watch live video below:...

11 Christians Are Killed Every Hour, Says Irish Catholic Bishop Who Warns Persecution of Believers Is at an 'Unprecedented' High

Bishop John McAreavey, chair of the council for Justice & Peace of the Irish Catholic Bishop's Conference, told the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade that Christian persecution is at an "unprecedented" high, pointing to statistics that show 11 Christians are killed every hour of the day.

Girls’ lacrosse: Bishop Ireton knocks off St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes again for VISAA title; Foxcroft repeats as champs

Ever since the Bishop Ireton girls’ lacrosse team suffered a shocking upset to Holy Cross in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference semifinals May 7, Coach Rick Sofield emphasized one word during the lead-up to final games of the year: Redemption. Read full article >>

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