USCCB News

President of U.S. Bishops Conference Response to Kentucky High School Shooting
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement on today’s shootings at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. The shooting has left up to two dead and more than a dozen others injured…

Catholic Schools Week 2018, January 28-February 3, to Focus on “spiritual, academic and societal contributions” of Catholic Schools
National Catholic Schools Week 2018 (CSW) will be observed in dioceses around the country January 28–February 3. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic and societal contributions provided by a Catholic education…

Collection for the Church in Latin America to be held January 27-28
The annual Collection for the Church in Latin America will be taken up in many dioceses the weekend of January 27-28. For more than 50 years, the collection has been a sign of solidary between the Churches of the United States and those in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, the collection approved nearly $7.2 million dollars in grants to support the Church in Latin America and Caribbean…

Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Praises House for Passing Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, thanked and praised the House of Representatives for passing the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act today with a bi-partisan vote of 241-183…

Bishops’ Conferences Look to Youth to Bring Hope for a Better Future in the Holy Land
Noting the deteriorating prospects for peace in the Holy Land, representatives of bishops’ conferences from several countries, including the United States, acknowledged the struggle of the young people they met but called them the “hope for a better future…

Via USCCB – January 24, 2018