U.S. Bishops’ President Welcomes Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Human Fraternity

October 5, 2020

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement today welcoming Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli… Read More

Statement of U.S. Bishop Chairmen on Federal Executions Scheduled This Week

September 22, 2020

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Archbishop… Read More

National Day of Prayer and Fasting

September 22, 2020

Three times throughout his presidency, Abraham Lincoln called the entire nation to fast and pray, saying, “Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to… Read More

Emergency Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Laura, California Wildfires

September 9, 2020

The Diocese of St. Augustine will join dioceses across the country in taking up a voluntary special collection for the humanitarian, long-term recovery, and church… Read More

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

September 4, 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,… Read More

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

August 28, 2020

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… Read More

Migration Chairman Calls for Prayers for Trafficking Survivors

July 30, 2020

The United Nations designated July 30 as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons in 2013 to raise awareness of the devastating impact human… Read More

USCCB Chairmen Welcome Supreme Court Decision Preserving the Religious Liberty of Little Sisters

July 8, 2020

PHOTO: In this 2016 file photo, Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside… Read More

Bishop Chairman Calls on Administration to Reverse Course on Federal Executions

July 2, 2020

Following the U.S. Attorney General’s decision to set new federal execution dates for four federal death row inmates beginning July 13, 2020, and the decision… Read More

Recent Supreme Court Decision Supports Religious Liberty

July 2, 2020

PHOTO: Montana resident Kendra Espinoza, a key plaintiff in a religious rights case involving school choice, poses for a photo in front of the U.S. Read More