USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops)

ARCHBISHOP JOSÉ GOMEZ: A PROFILE IN EPISCOPAL COURAGE

by George Weigel, First Things, January 21, 2021During their annual meeting in November of last year, a critical mass of the Catholic bishops of the United States recognized that Joe Biden’s election to the presidency had brought the Church to a critical point. The president-elect had long... read more

Updated: Vatican intervened to spike US bishops’ Biden statement release

The Pillar, January 20,2021The U.S. bishops’ conference held back a statement on incoming President Joe Biden Wednesday morning, after officials from the Vatican Secretariat of State intervened before the statement could be released. The statement, from conference president Archbishop Jose... read more

USCCB President’s Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America

USCCB, January 20, 2021 Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America from Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles, President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. My prayers are with our new President and... read more

Will the Bishops Confront Biden?

By James Baresel, Crisis, December 29, 2020 When an Episcopalian cleric–cum-Dartmouth professor criticizes the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, it’s a safe bet our prelates have done something right. Indeed, such a man—one Randall Balmer—wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles... read more

Finally, the Bishops Talk Sense About Hymns

By Anthony Esolen, Crisis, December 22, 2020 It is axiomatic that nothing well-written ever comes from a committee. So, I regard as miraculous the recent report, Catholic Hymnody at the Service of the Church, put forth by the doctrinal watchdogs of the United States Conference of Catholic... read more

Bishop Chairmen Commend Administration for Enforcing Conscience Laws on Abortion

USCCB Public Afairs Office, December 17, 2020 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights announced yesterday that it is taking corrective action against the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) and the State of California for violating... read more

Catholic Lay Group Denounces Bishops’ Congratulations to Biden: ‘Talk Is Cheap, We Need Real Courage’

DR. SUSAN BERRY3 Dec 20203,501 A Catholic lay organization is denouncing a recent congratulatory message the United States Bishops’ Conference sent to former Vice President Joe Biden, warning any attempts to compromise with Biden’s agenda will place the integrity of the church at great... read more

U.S. bishops’ internal memo: Catholics can take Covid-19 vaccines

By Michael J. O’Loughlin, America, November 23, 2020 Days after some Catholic bishops shared misinformation on social media about Covid-19 vaccines that may soon hit the market, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops distributed a memo to all U.S. bishops stating that at least two of the... read more

A Second Look into the McCarrick Report

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, November 21, 2020 The publication of the McCarrick Report [1] was a welcome step by the Holy See. It answers some questions raised by the appallingly successful ecclesiastical career of a now-defrocked cardinal, long known by many to be a sexual predator who used his... read more

The USCCB Just Showed Its Hand

By Michael Warren Davis, Crisis, November 18,2020 The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is a bloated, corrupt organization teeming with left-wing bureaucrats who don’t have the Church’s best interests at heart. Crisis Magazine has said so on several occasions. It remains our opinion that... read more

Working group formed to deal with conflicts between Biden policies, church teaching

By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service, November 17, 2020 WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit will head up a special working group of the U.S. bishops to address issues surrounding the election of a Catholic president and policies that may come about that would be in... read more

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