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CBS "Late Night" host shares how he found God one cold night in Chicago
Stephen Colbert talks about his Catholic faith
BATAVIA, Ill., Nov. 17, 2018 – CBS television host Stephen Colbert shared about his Catholic faith yesterday reported the online news source Huffington Post. The American – The Jesuit Review releasedRead More
[S]tatement reiterating that it is not a crime to seek asylum...
Catholic Leaders Issue Statement Regarding Their Deep Concern About Restricting Access to Asylum
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2018 — Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration, Sister Donna Markham, OP, Phd, President andRead More
Letter titled “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love”
U.S. Bishops Approved… A Pastoral Letter Against Racism
BALTIMORE, Nov. 14, 2018 — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved today, during its November General Assembly, the formal statement, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call toRead More
Affirm that seeking asylum is not a crime.
Catholic Leaders Issue Statement Urging Humane Action Towards Those Seeking Protection
October 29, 2018 WASHINGTON— Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration, Sean Callahan, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services,Read More
Pope changes Catholic Church teaching on death penalty, declares it ‘inadmissible’ – USA Today
Pope Francis changes church teaching about death penalty, saying it can never be sanctioned because it “attacks” the inherent dignity of all humans. Source: Pope changes Catholic Church teaching onRead More
A Statement from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo
Catholic Cardinal states “Separating babies from their mothers is not the answer and is immoral.”
June 13, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL—”At its core, asylum is an instrument to preserve the right to life. The Attorney General’s recent decision elicits deep concern because it potentially stripsRead More
"Today's decision confirms that people of faith should not suffer discrimination..."
USCCB Chairmen Applaud Supreme Court’s Respect for Religious Liberty in Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision
June 4, 2018 WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case involves a Christian baker named Jack Phillips who declined inRead More
U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Administration to Keep Families Together
June 1, 2018 WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security has recently acknowledged implementation of the policy. . . of separating families arriving at the U.S./Mexico Border. Most Reverend Joe S. Vásquez, Bishop ofRead More