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U.S. Conf. of Catholic Bishops' Statements

Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America

Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops January 20, 2021 My prayers are with our new President and his family today. I am praying that God grant him wisdom and courage to lead this great nation and that God help him to

U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for International Justice and Peace Responds to Announcement by the Department of State to Add Cuba to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

WASHINGTON — Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on International Justice and Peace, issued a statement in response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of State to designate Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism.” Bishop

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Call for End to Executions and Ask Congress to Abolish Federal Death Penalty

WASHINGTON —With three more federal executions scheduled in January, two bishop chairmen call on the current Administration to stop, and for the new Congress and incoming Administration to abolish the death penalty in federal law. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S.

U.S. Bishops’ President Condemns Violent Protests and Prays for Safety as Chaos Threatens U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON —Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement in response to today’s violence in the United States Capitol: “I join people of good will in condemning the violence today at the United States

U.S. Bishop Chairman Commends Urgently Needed Bipartisan COVID Relief Package

December 28, 2020- WASHINGTON—Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, recognized the work of lawmakers passing COVID-19 relief legislation. He thanked members of Congress for their

U.S. Bishop Chairmen for Pro-Life and Doctrine Address Ethical Concerns on the New COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON– On December 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement on

USCCB’s Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth to Host a National Leadership Forum on Young Adult Accompaniment

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth (LMFLY) is hosting an online leadership conference December 7-11. The 2020 National Leadership Forum on Ministry with Young Adults is coordinated by the LMFLY secretariat’s National

U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman on Supreme Court’s Census Apportionment Case

WASHINGTON—Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington and chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, commented today on Trump v. New York, a case argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. The case focuses on President

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Renew Call to Stop Executions

WASHINGTON —In the wake of more federal executions scheduled in coming weeks, two bishop chairmen have issued a statement calling on the Administration to act as a witness to the dignity of all human life. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic

U.S. Bishops Approve Three Action Items During 2020 General Assembly

WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved today three action items at their 2020 Fall General Assembly that met November 16-17 in a virtual format. The full body of bishops approved the Revised Strategic Priorities for the 2021-24 USCCB Strategic Plan, “Created