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

January 20, 2021

Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement… Read More

Thousands of Catholics to Pray ‘9 Days for Life’ Novena Jan. 21-29 for the Protection of Human Life

January 19, 2021

Catholics nationwide are preparing to pray 9 Days for Life, the annual pro-life novena beginning this year on January 21. New this year, dioceses across… Read More

Statement for Observance of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2021

Most Reverend José H. GomezArchbishop of Los AngelesPresident, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops For much of the past year, America has been reckoning… Read More

Catholic Bishops Appeal to Congress to End the Death Penalty

January 11, 2021

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… Read More

Dioceses Across USA Participating in Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life, January 28-29

January 5, 2021

Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 28 to Friday, January 29, 2021 marking the 48th anniversary… Read More

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

December 14, 2020

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… Read More

Recalling the Meaning of Advent, U.S. Bishop Chairmen Call for End to Executions

December 8, 2020

With more federal executions scheduled in December and January, two bishop chairmen call on the Administration to recall God’s mercy during Advent. Archbishop Paul S. Read More

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Renew Call to Stop Executions

November 18, 2020

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… Read More

Statement on Holy See’s Report on Theodore McCarrick

November 10, 2020

I welcome the report of the Holy See’s investigation into its knowledge and decision-making regarding Theodore McCarrick during his long career as a priest, bishop,… Read More

USCCB Statement on Presidential Election

November 9, 2020

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement on the 2020 presidential… Read More