U.S. Conf. of Catholic Bishops' Statements


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

USCCB Committee Chairman Welcomes Repeal of Death Penalty in Nebraska

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