U.S. Conf. of Catholic Bishops' Statements


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

USCCB Committee Chairman Welcomes Repeal of Death Penalty in Nebraska

USCCB President Comments on Supreme Court’s Oral Arguments on Marriage

Faith Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty