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USCCB plans fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom

WASHINGTON — Threats to religious freedom continue to emerge, making it more urgent for people of faith to take action to defend the full...

U.S. bishops OK liturgy items, endorse sainthood cause, hold elections

BALTIMORE — Though there were no actions on the U.S. bishops' agenda in Baltimore dealing with immigration, poverty and other public policy issues, the...

U.S. bishops urged not to ‘shy away’ from supporting traditional marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly were urged not to “shy away” from the...

Religious liberty ‘continues to be great concern,’ Archbishop Lori says

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The ongoing work of the U.S. bishops to defend religious freedom will take a slightly different tone in upcoming years,...

U.S. bishops’ leader disappointed in latest HHS rules revision

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Aug. 22 that it is issuing an additional set of interim final...

Pope names Oblate priest to advise Christian unity council

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Among the new members and consultants Pope Francis named to the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity is Father...

Bishops appeal ruling on religious accommodation

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has appealed a federal judge’s ruling that the Constitution forbids religious accommodation in the...

Judge rules against bishops on program for trafficking victims

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Religiously based restrictions on reproductive health services for victims of human trafficking cannot be imposed by the Department of Health...

Bishop: Church has long sought ‘decent health care for all’

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said that “long before the current battles” over health care reform and the federal contraception...

Bishops renew call for legislative action on religious liberty

WASHINGTON – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)  issued the following statement on Feb. 10: The Catholic bishops have long supported access to...

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