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U.S. Conf. of Catholic Bishops' Statements

Bishop Chairman Calls on Congress, White House to Reach a Deal on COVID Relief that Prioritizes Urgent Needs

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, issued a statement calling on lawmakers in Congress and the White House to reach a deal on the next COVID relief package that

Bishop Chairman Issues Labor Day Statement on Rebuilding a Dignified Post-COVID World

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, issued the annual Labor Day statement on rebuilding after the devastation of the global pandemic caused by the novel

Bishop Chairmen Issue Statement for Fifth Anniversary of World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, respective chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committees on Domestic Justice and Human Development and International Justice and Peace, issued a pastoral message for the annual

U.S. Bishops Vote to Hold November Meeting Virtually

WASHINGTON—Each November, the bishops of the United States gather for their General Assembly in Baltimore. Earlier this month after consultation with the Holy See, the bishop-members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) voted to approve the convocation of this annual November meeting

In Wake of Kenosha Violence, U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Committee Against Racism Urges Day of Prayer and Fasting

WASHINGTON - This Friday, August 28 marks the 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington where Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech. In this historic address, he proclaimed that when the builders of our nation wrote the words of the Constitution and the

U.S. Bishops’ President Prays for Life and Safety as Hurricane Laura Makes Landfall

WASHINGTON —Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement praying for the lives and safety of all those in the path of Hurricane Laura as it makes landfall in the Gulf Coast: “On behalf of my brother bishops

Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Applauds Trump Administration for Ethical Scrutiny of Fetal Tissue Research

August 20, 2020 WASHINGTON - Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, applauded the Trump Administration following release of the National Institutes of Health Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics

Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Praises Trump Administration for Ensuring that U.S. Global Health Assistance Doesn’t Promote Abortion

August 20, 2020 WASHINGTON–Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, thanked and praised the Trump Administration following the release of its second report showing successful implementation of an

Statement from U.S. Bishops’ Chairman on International Justice and Peace on the Normalization of Israel and United Arab Emirates Relations

August 20, 2020 WASHINGTON—Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, offered the following statement in reaction to the normalization of Israel and the United Arab Emirates relations, announced on

U.S. Bishops’ President Joins in Solidarity with the Suffering of Lebanon After Explosion in the Port of Beirut

WASHINGTON—Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement in solidarity with Lebanon after the explosion in the Port of Beirut: “The world watched with shock and horror the catastrophic explosion in the Port of