- Jul 29, 2021
Bishops support investigation of former U.S. residential schools.
The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life and international policy committees have urged the House Appropriations Committee and all members of Congress “to protect taxpayers from having to pay for the evil of abortion.
A page on the website of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops answers a series of questions regarding the bishops’ vote to approve drafting a document on the Eucharist during their spring general assembly June 16-18.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops praised President Joe Biden June 23 for his commitment to provide 500 million COVID-19 vaccines to lower-income countries.
The Connecticut bishop who is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on the Catechism has proposed what he called a “catechism institute” that would “respond to new challenges in catechesis.”
A group of Catholic Democratic members of the House of Representatives asked the bishops not to deny holy Communion to anyone over the issue of abortion.
At the USCCB meeting, Dallas Bishop Edward J. Burns announced a proposal to develop a new national pastoral framework on accompanying youths and young adults in the church.