- Sep 21, 2020
The U.S. Bishops will meet in Florida for their annual June meeting this week.
U.S. Catholic Bishops are supporting the Conscience Protection Act, which would protect nurses and doctors from being forced to participate in abortion.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, a former president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, discusses the impetus behind the convocation happening now in Orlando as well as the recent Supreme Court decision concerning religious freedom.
In small and often intimate gestures, there are big lessons for bishops to learn as they exercise their ministry, said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, in his final address as president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, adding that, “we bishops need those flashes of inspiration and encouragement from God.”
I know that parents facing a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome are frightened, and I can’t take away the fear and concern. But I can share with you my own experience of my brother, George, who was born with Down Syndrome.