USCCB Updates

USCCB Chairmen Oppose Senate Passage of ENDA

Three chairmen of U.S. bishops’ committees expressed their opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA) as passed today by the U.S. Senate.

USCCB Chairmen Oppose Senate Passage of ENDA

Three chairmen of U.S. bishops’ committees expressed their opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA) as passed today by the U.S. Senate.

Citing “great moral urgency,” USCCB President calls upon House of Representatives to pass immigration reform legislation

In a November 7 letter addressed to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called upon members of the House of Representatives to address immigration reform legislation …

Brother and Sister Worker Justice Advocates Receive 2013 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award

Two young adult Catholics who are brother and sister advocates for worker justice and immigrants’ rights are the recipients of the 2013 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award. Driven by their faith and their own experiences as immigrants, …

Pope Names Burlington Bishop Matano as Bishop of Rochester

Pope Francis has named Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, bishop of Burlington, Vermont, as bishop of the Diocese of Rochester, New York. Bishop Matano succeeds Bishop Matthew H. Clark, who retired in September 2012.

Chaplain Medal of Honor Winners highlighted on bishops’ blog for Veterans Day

November 5, 2013

Catholic Leaders Urge Congress to Support a Farm Bill That Meets Needs of Hungry People, Farmers and Families

Leaders of five national Catholic organizations, including two committee chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged the Farm Bill Conference Committee to negotiate a Farm Bill that “reflects a commitment to the common …