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Demonstrators protest against the cancellation of the DACA program in front of the White House.

Demonstrators protest against the cancellation of the DACA program in front of the White House. Leaders of the US Bishops' Conference (USCCB) have denounced the cancellation as "reprehensible."

US Bishops: DACA cancellation is reprehensible

06/09/2017 14:58

Leaders of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have denounced the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as "reprehensible." 

 

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and President of the USCCB

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and President of the USCCB. Cardinal DiNardo spoke with Vatican Radio about racial tensions in the United States, following violent protests last weekend in Charlottesville, VA.

USCCB President denounces racism, calls for unity and prayer

16/08/2017 15:55

In an interview with Vatican Radio following violent protests in Charlottesville, USA, the President of the US Bishops' Conference forcefully denounces racism, and calls for all people of good will to work together for unity and peace.

A section of the fence that marks the border between the U.S. and Mexico

A section of the fence that marks the border between the U.S. and Mexico. On Wednesday, Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas, expressed his opposition to newly proposed immigration legislation that would lower the number of migrants allowed to enter the United States.

US Bishop opposes proposed immigration legislation

03/08/2017 15:03

The Chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, has expressed his opposition to newly proposed legislation on immigration.

 

Mass is celebrated in a damaged Church in Haiti (file photo)

Mass is celebrated in a damaged Church in Haiti (file photo). On Monday, the USCCB announced it had awarded grants of almost two million dollars for continued reconstruction in Haiti, as well as almost four million dollars for pastoral work in Latin America and the Caribbean.

USCCB funding for pastoral projects in Latin America, Haiti

01/08/2017 10:37

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America awarded nearly $6 million in grants to support pastoral work in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv (file photo)

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv. On Thursday the USCCB announced it was sending aid to a number of Churches in Central Europe, including funding to support priests and religious in war-torn eastern Ukraine.

USCCB approves aid to Church in Central and Eastern Europe

28/07/2017 16:16

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved over $4.8 million in funding for 206 projects in 22 countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

 

The USCCB has urged the Senate  to oppose any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a concurrent replacement plan that protects poor and vu

The USCCB has urged the Senate to oppose any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a concurrent replacement plan that protects poor and vulnerable people.

US Bishops urge Senate not to repeal ACA without replacement plan

22/07/2017 14:53

American Bishops have urged Senate members to oppose any effort to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act without a concurrent replacement plan that protects poor and vulnerable people, including immigrants, safeguards the unborn, and supports conscience rights.

 

The US Capitol building. On Thursday, Bishop Frank Dewane sent a letter on efforts to reform health care in the country.

The US Capitol building. On Thursday, Bishop Frank Dewane sent a letter on efforts to reform health care in the country.

Bp Dewane: Don't repeal health care act without replacement

21/07/2017 16:26

The chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Bishop Frank Dewane, has urged the U.S. Senate not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a concurrent replacement.

 

Security forces stand guard outside the Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt, that was bombed on Sunday

Security forces stand guard outside the Coptic church in the city of Tanta, one of two churches in Egypt that were bombed on Sunday. The President of the USCCB, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, has issued a statement in response to the attack.

USCCB President mourns Egypt bomb attack victims

10/04/2017 12:32

The President of the U.S. Bishops Conference, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, has issued a statement in response to the bomb attack on Coptic churches in Egypt.