In anticipation of tonight’s announcement about who will be nominated to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat, the U.S. Bishops have sent a letter to the U.S. Senate expressing strong objections to subjecting judicial nominees to a litmus test in support of Roe v. Wade, or to using a nominee’s faith as a proxy for their views on the country’s most controversial ruling.
February 7-14 marks the annual celebration of National Marriage Week USA which the U.S. Bishops say is a time to “focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family.
The U.S. Conference of Bishops is vigorously condemning the violent protests that occurred this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia that left three dead and injured at least 19, and are asking the faithful to pray for an end to the evil ideologies that brought about the carnage.
Johnnette Benkovic will serve as co-host of EWTN’s coverage of the historic convocation of Catholic leaders who are coming together in Orlando, Florida next weekend to come up with ways to bring the joy of the Gospel into the fabric of our nation.
The desecration of Jewish cemeteries in Philadelphia and St. Louis in the past week, as well as a rash of bomb threats against Jewish community centers around the country in the last few months has prompted a call from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for the faithful to reject these hateful actions.
The U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a new report aimed at guiding parents and bishops concerning the problematic direction the Girl Scouts have been taking in recent years and is leaving it up to them to decide what level of involvement they want to have with the group.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is calling yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act and refusing to rule on the merits of a challenge to California’s Proposition 8 a “tragic day for marriage and our nation.”
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on January 29 filed amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court in support of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, both of which confirm the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
The U.S. Catholic bishops are planning to launch a five-part strategy or “call to prayer” after Christmas which will invite Catholics to pray for rebuilding a culture of life and for increased protections of religious liberty.