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USCCB President Calls for Emergency Collection to Assist Louisiana Flood Victims

WASHINGTON—U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) president, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, has called for an emergency collection to assist victims of the recent flooding in Louisiana. He also issued a statement of solidarity with the victims and invited Catholics to

USCCB President Offers Prayers, Support After Church Attack, Killing of Priest in France

View other calls for prayers and civility from the U.S. bishops WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed prayers and support after the latest terrorist attack on a Catholic

USCCB & Diocese Encourage Participation in Day of Prayer for Peace in Sept.

USCCB President Calls for National Day of Prayer and Appoints Special Task Force to Promote Peace and Unity   WASHINGTON—In light of recent incidents of violence and racial tension in communities across the United States, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has

USCCB President Calls for Prayers, Reflection, Civility and Dialogue

  USCCB President Calls for Prayers, Reflection, Civility and Dialogue   July 8, 2016   WASHINGTON—Following the deadly attacks on police officers in Dallas, during a protest rally stemmed by the killings of two men in Louisiana and Minnesota, the president of the U.S. Conference

A Statement of Solidarity From the Administrative Committee of the USCCB

Terror always seeks to separate us from those we most love. Through their suffering, courage and compassion, Parisians are reminding us that the common bond of humanity is strongest when the need is greatest. We pledge our prayers for everyone who suffers from this horrific violence and our

Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” Says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president

Archbishop Kurtz Expresses ‘Grief And Deep Sadness’ Over Charleston Church Shooting

Archbishop Kurtz Welcomes Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’

June 18, 2015 WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), welcomed the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on ecology, Laudato Si’, June 18. Full text of Archbishop Kurtz’s statement follows:  

U.S. Bishops Approve USCCB President’s Statement on Race Relations at General Assembly