Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann

‘This is the moment to advocate’ for pro-life vaccines, says Archbishop Naumann

By Kate Scanlon, Catholic News Agency, May 2, 2020 The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops recently urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ensure that vaccines developed to combat coronavirus are not “morally compromised” by any connection to cell lines created from the remains of... read more
US BISHOPS REGION 9 'AD LIMINA' VISITSArchbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., left, prays the Lord's Prayer as U.S. bishops from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska concelebrate Mass in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 16, 2020.

Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Catholic News Service, January 16, 2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life... read more

U.S. bishops praise rule publicizing abortion ‘surcharge’ in health plan exchanges

Washington D.C., Dec 23, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops have welcomed changes to the way abortion coverage is billed in some federally-funded health plan exchanges, saying the changes will allow Americans to choose health care plans consistent with their views. “I commend the... read more

Chicago Archbishop Presses Moral Equivalency of Abortion to Other Issues

By Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., Breitbart News, November 21, 2019 Chicago archbishop Blase Cupich has once again downplayed the centrality of abortion as moral and political issue, insisting it must be seen as just one element of “a consistent ethic of life.” In an op-ed Wednesday in... read more

Catholic Bishop: Fighting Abortion is the “Most Important Human Rights Issue of Our Time”

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews.com, August 9, 2019 Catholic Archbishop Joseph Naumann praised pro-life advocates for fighting for the “most important human rights issue of our time” Monday during the national Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference. The Catholic Herald reports Naumann... read more

House Republicans seek to force a vote on born alive abortion measure

By Kevin Clarke, America Media, April 02, 2019 Pressure is building on congressional Democrats this week to respond to the controversy over third-trimester abortions and the possibility of fetal survivor after such procedures. A growing number of states have already passed or are considering... read more

Kansas archdiocese responds after denying school admission to child of same sex-couple

'Our schools exist to pass on the Catholic faith,' the archdiocese said By Catholic News Agency, March 11, 2019A K-8 Catholic school in Kansas is defending its decision to deny admission to a kindergarten student who is the child of a same-sex couple, citing archdiocesan admissions... read more