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USCCB Strongly Opposes Executive Order by Trump Administration

    USCCB Committee on Migration Chair Strongly Opposes Executive Order Because It Harms Vulnerable Refugee and Immigrant Families   MEDIA CONTACT: Norma Montenegro Flynn O: 202-541-3202 WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump issued today an Executive Order addressing the U.S. refugee

USCCB Committee on Migration Strongly Opposes a Wall Along Border

    Committee on Migration Chair Strongly Opposes Administration’s Announcement to Build a Wall at U.S.-Mexico Border, Increase Detention and Deportation Forces MEDIA CONTACT: Norma Montenegro Flynn O: 202-541-3200    WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump today issued an executive

USCCB President Says the Gospel Serves the Common Good, Not Political Agendas

A statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON—At this important time in our nation’s history, I encourage all of us to take a moment to reflect on one of the founding principles of our republic – the

U.S. Bishops’ Welcome Pope Francis’ Call for World Day of Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse Survivors

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, welcomed Pope Francis’ call for a World Day of Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse and highlighted the efforts in dioceses across the country guided by the Charter for the Protection

Cardinal Dolan, Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman, on Deceptive “Catholics for Choice” Ad Campaign

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued the following statement alerting the public to a deceptive ad campaign calling for taxpayer funding of abortion in the name of the Catholic faith. A

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