USCCB Updates

HHS Mandate Creates Absurd Results, Bishop Lori Tells House Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON—The Department of Health and Human Services mandate that would force virtually all employers to pay for sterilization and contraceptives, including abortion-inducing drugs to employees has “absurd consequences,” Bishop William E. Lori said Feb


Bishops Welcome Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights

Washington—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the Administration’s unveiling its “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,” February 23. The privacy bill provides guidelines for protecting the privacy of all Americans online.

HHS Mandate Creates Absurd Results, Bishop Lori Tells House Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON—The Department of Health and Human Services mandate that would force virtually all employers to pay for sterilization and contraceptives, including abortion-inducing drugs to employees has “absurd consequences,” Bishop William E. Lori said Feb


Bishops Welcome Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights

Washington—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the Administration’s unveiling its “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,” February 23. The privacy bill provides guidelines for protecting the privacy of all Americans online.
 

Religious Leaders Urge New Attention To Middle East Peace

WASHINGTON—The National Interreligious Leadership Initiative has voiced concern for efforts for Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Peace in a statement issued March 1and noted the plea “is more urgent than ever.”


The Catholic Relief Services Collection Helps ‘Jesus In Disguise’

WASHINGTON—The Catholic Relief Services Collection prioritizes families, values their fundamental role in society and strives to protect them. The national date for this collection, which touches over 100 million lives through the six worldwide agencies it


Senate Vote To Set Aside Conscience Act Marks Chance To Build Bipartisan Support, Seek Judicial Remedies For Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON—The Senate’s 51-48 vote March 1 to table the bipartisan Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (S. 1467), sponsored by Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and 37 other senators, impels the Church to strengthen its resolve to support religious freedom.