Cardinal O’Malley To Congress: Support The “Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act”

USCCB Chairmen Explain Opposition To ENDA

‘Heads should roll’: Pro-life leaders react to U.S. Bishops agency’s funding of abortion giant PSI

Who Cares About Hard-Working Evangelical Job Providers Anyway?

Catholic Health Assocation splits with Bishops, accepts Obamacare mandate “compromise”

Halt religious coercion, Baptist & Catholic-led coalition says of abortion mandate | Baptist Press

A Pentecostal, a Southern Baptist, and a Catholic Walked into the Press Club | Interview with Russell Moore

Marriage Redefinition and Religious Freedom | Kim Daniels of USCCB at NRO

US Catholics prepare to open Fortnight for Freedom

National Review Board chair disputes John Jay report, links homosexuality to clerical abuse

Leading Catholics call for prayer, fasting to fight marriage redefinition

Kim Daniels to serve as new USCCB spokeswoman

USCCB calls for fasting/prayer in March for Marriage – March 22

USCCB Says Administration Mandate Violates First Amendment Freedoms Of Religious Organizations And Others

Catholic Bishops to GOP House: Repeal Obamacare Reg in CR or Other ‘Must-Pass’ Bill

“Report exposes ‘religious liberty’ anti-gay campaign”

USCCB Committees Express Concerns Over Domestic Violence Legislation

    USCCB: “All persons must be protected from violence, but codifying the classifications ‘sexual orientation’ and ‘gender identity’ as contained in in S. 47 is problematic,” they wrote. “These two classifications are unnecessary to establish the just protections due to all persons. They undermine the meaning and importance of sexual difference. They are unjustly exploited for purposes of marriage redefinition, and marriage is the only institution that unites a man and a woman with each other and with any children born from their union,” said Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, California; Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco; Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana; Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore; and Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles.

  • Posted: 03/08/2013
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USCCB letter: Obama administration has ‘new, more grudging attitude’ toward people of faith

USCCB: HHS Proposal Falls Short In Meeting Church Concerns

Cardinal Dolan, bishops will ‘study’ Obama compromise proposal on contraception | Staten Island Advance

USCCB Files Supreme Court Briefs Supporting Doma, Proposition 8

“Abortion as a Blessing, Grace, or Gift: Changing the Conversation about Reproductive Rights and Moral Values”

    Valerie Tarico at In the end the real morality of our position lies in the right of babies to be truly loved and wanted and in the right of parents to bring babies into this world when they’re fully ready to welcome them with open arms. As my friend Patricia said, every baby should have its toes kissed. Her simple message speaks volumes. Parents who get to plan and choose are more likely to eagerly await that toe kissing.

  • Posted: 01/16/2013
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First Circuit dismisses ACLU challenge to federal USCCB grant on mootness grounds

Pelosi Won’t Defend First Amendment Rights of Historic San Francisco Catholic Hospital

Advocates of marriage redefinition target Catholic tithing

In Baltimore, Catholic Bishops struggle with marriage message

Top Bishop: We Won’t Give In On Birth Control Rule

Bishops Will Push HHS Mandate Conscience Protections in Congress

Complaint to IRS Against Catholic Bishops is Bogus ‘Scare Tactic,’ Religious Rights Attorneys Say | CNSNews

Soros-funded group accuses Catholic bishops of ‘electioneering’ for Romney | LifeSiteNews

Religious freedom attacks threatens every American

Bishops’ Defense Of Marriage Chair Decries Latest DOMA Ruling

    USCCB: “The recognition that marriage is and can only be the union of one man and one woman is grounded in our nature, being clear from the very way our bodies are designed. This recognition obliges our consciences and laws. It is a matter of basic rights—the right of every child to be welcomed and raised, as far as possible, by his or her mother and father together in a stable home,” Archbishop Cordileone said. “Marriage is the only institution whereby a man and a woman unite for life and are united to any child born from their union. The public good demands that the unique meaning and purpose of marriage be respected in law and society, not rejected as beyond the constitutional pale. Redefining marriage never upholds the equal dignity of individuals because it contradicts basic human rights. The ruling yesterday is unjust and a great disappointment.”

  • Posted: 10/23/2012
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USCCB Responds To Inaccurate Statement Of Fact On HHS Mandate Made During Vice Presidential Debate

Paul Ryan’s Catholicism and the Poor: Acts coerced by government, no matter how beneficial or well-intentioned, cannot be moral.

US Bishops’ org defends giving 25% of 2010 grants to pro-contraception group

Next Battle: Catholic Bishops Unanimous ‘In Our Vigorous Opposition to This Unjust and Illegal Mandate’

Health care decision: Religious reaction swift; Catholic groups’ lawsuits will continue | Washington Post

Abortion: The Modern Day Slave Master

Bishops take religious freedom fight to each state

Soros-Funded Group Attacking Bishops on Conscience Rights

Bishops Prepare for Largest Civil Disobedience Since the 60s

Conservative Activists Gather To Plot Defense Of ‘Religious Liberty’

California Catholic bishop: Church getting co-opted by political right

Bishops Submit Comments On Proposed Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

Catholic bishops threaten lawsuit over administration’s birth control mandate

Archdiocese slams Georgetown U. invitation of Obama HHS secretary Sebelius

Cardinal Dolan: President’s marriage remarks ‘deeply saddening . . . our children, deserve better’

Protests Against Obama HHS Mandate Will Return June 8

Bishops Call For ‘aggressive Attack’ On Obama Policies, 2 weeks of protests

Boehner to USCCB on welfare cuts: If we don’t make cuts, you’ll really have something to worry about

US Bishops appeal federal decision that U.S. constitution requires abortion, contraception funding

Bishops Issue Call To Action To Defend Religious Liberty

    USCCB: The U.S. bishops have issued a call to action to defend religious liberty and urged laity to work to protect the First Freedom of the Bill of Rights. They outlined their position in “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty.” The document was developed by the Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), approved for publication by the USCCB Administrative Committee March 13, and published in English and Spanish April 12. The document can be found at

  • Posted: 04/12/2012
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Cardinal Dolan criticizes Obama contraception policy as ‘radical intrusion’

Notre Dame Will Review Links to Pro-Abortion Groups

When the Archbishop Met the President

Arizona immigration law threatens religious liberty, USCCB argues in court brief

White House Negotiates With Bishops re: Obamacare and Religious Freedom

USCCB spokeswoman laments Obama’s ‘deafness to the Constitution’

Catholic Bishops Prez: Our Rights Don’t Depend on Obama

Christopher Manion: The Coming Age of the Laity | Crisis Magazine

Cardinal Urges Senate Support of ‘Respect for Rights of Conscience Act’

USCCB: Bishops Respond White House Movement on Religious Liberty

USCCB: ‘6 things everyone should know about the HHS mandate’

Catholic Bishops Denounce As ‘Grave Injustice’ Appeals Court Ruling Striking Down California Marriage Law

    USCCB: “Our society does not operate in an amoral or value-less vacuum,” said Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland, chairman of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. “To flourish, it must be infused with moral direction that is grounded in the truth. Of course, the true meaning of marriage, like the gift of human life, is ultimately not subject to a vote or court ruling. But in California, as in every other state where marriage has been put to a vote, the people justly upheld the truth of marriage. How tragic for California, for the nation, and especially for children, that this correctly-informed judgment has now been set aside.”

  • Posted: 02/08/2012
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Catholic Bishops Will Sue Feds Over Contraception Rule

“Religious leaders: Same-sex marriage threatens religious freedom”

NPR: Has Obama Waged A War On Religion?

Constitutional experts: pro-life ‘terrorists’ could be permanently detained without trial under law

Evangelicals and Religious Liberty