The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for the 2023 Spring Plenary Assembly in Orlando, June 14-16. The general sessions will be on June 15 and 16 and will be livestreamed on the USCCB website.
USCCB Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson
Now is the time to begin the work of building a post-Roe America.
U.S. Bishops’ Chairman on International Justice and Peace on Renewed Engagement with Cuba
The expansion of travel opportunities for U.S. citizens, as well as the lifting of onerous remittance limitations, will strengthen familial, economic, and social ties between our countries.
Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the Rosary on Friday in Midst of Tensions Over Leaked Draft Supreme Court Opinion
WASHINGTON – In response to the leak of a draft opinion in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s … More
American and European Bishops Unite in Support for the Church and People of Lebanon
Above all, we invite the faithful to join us in prayer for Lebanon.
U.S. Bishops’ President Echoes Pope Francis’ Call for Prayer and Fasting for Ukraine
“I echo the Holy Father’s call for prayer and fasting to end the war in Ukraine.”
International Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking, Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita to be Observed on February 8
“The Holy Father has aptly described slavery as ‘a scourge that wounds the dignity of our weakest brothers and sisters.’ “
U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
“The Catholic Church’s opposition to abortion is a response of love for both mothers and their children in the womb.”
USCCB Statement for Observance of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022
As we remember Rev. King, let us continue to learn from him and imitate his example and prophetic witness.
USCCB: 9 Days for Life Unites Catholics Nationwide in Prayer for the Protection of Life
All are invited to sign up at 9daysforlife.com.
Catholic Twitter Reacts Hotly as USCCB Sets ‘Woke’ Tone in Viral Synod Tweet
The USCCB has asked commenters to ‘let us know’ what Catholics think of these synod buzzwords.
U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Denounces FDA Decision on Chemical Abortion Pill
“One of the essential tasks of governments is to safeguard the health and well-being of citizens.”
USCCB President and Committee Chairman Call for Prayers, Hope, and Assistance Following Deadly Tornadoes in the South and Midwest
“Catholics and all people of good will may help our brothers and sisters in their recovery by supporting the work of Catholic Charities USA.”
Preparing for a ‘Post-Roe’ America, US Bishops Discuss What Pro-Life Outreach Would Look Like
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco told the Register that ‘our goal is not to make abortion illegal; our goal is to make abortion unthinkable.’
The US Bishops and the Communion Controversy: Blame Biden, Pelosi and the Media
The fault lies with the news media that continually misrepresent the matter — and, even more, with Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and the other prominent Catholic politicians who continue to scandalize the faithful by their Eucharistically incoherent support for legal abortion.
What’s In (And Isn’t In) the Bishops’ Draft Document on the Eucharist?
What was notably absent from the 26-page draft was any sort of criteria for when to deny a Catholic from receiving the Eucharist.
Catholic Action for Faith and Family Prayerfully Asks Bishops to Avert Another ‘McCarrick Moment’
“The momentous task of prophetically proclaiming the Church’s position falls primarily to the bishops.”
Cardinal Burke: Bishops Have ‘Sacred Duty’ to Apply Canon Law to Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians
Cardinal Burke explained that he was speaking out because the issue was “a matter of life and death for the unborn and of eternal salvation for the Catholic politicians involved.”
National Vocation Awareness Week Encourages Dioceses to Foster Vocations in Their Local Communities
“In his message for the 58th annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Francis offered St. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus, as a model for vocational discernment.”
U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman on Rescinding of “Protect Life Rule”
“Abortion is not family planning. Abortion takes the life of an already-conceived and growing child.”
USCCB 2021 Respect for Life Month Statement
The month of October brings with it our annual observance of Respect Life Month
Transgender students ‘unknowingly’ admitted to Catholic seminaries, archbishop warns
“Bishops should consider requiring DNA tests or physical examinations to ensure that all seminarians are biological men, said Archbishop Jerome Listecki…”
Catholic opinions on Johnson & Johnson vaccine highlight debate between hardliners on abortion and others in the church
What is behind the confusion about Catholics taking the Johnson & Johnson vaccine?
U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Responds to House Vote on Bill that Imposes Radical “Abortion on Demand Until Birth”
“This bill assumes that abortion can be the only, or best, solution to a crisis pregnancy. “