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US Bishops push for Universal, Pro-Life Healthcare

Washington D.C., Mar 20, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- The bill drafted to replace the Affordable Care Act has good pro-life measures but still presents “grave challenges” that must be remedied, said one leading bishop in a recent statement.

“Laudably, the AHCA [A

Bishop Rozanski issues statement as parish mourns loss of mother and children

WARWICK – Parishioners at Our Lady of Czestochowa in Turners Falls are rallying to support a family of parishioners left devastated by a fatal fire in Warwick Saturday, March 4.

Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life

Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Weeks of speculation were confirmed on Thursday, when the White House verified that Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the national March for Life on Jan. 27.

According to the New York Times, a senior White House official confirmed the news the day before the march, which is generally held close to the Jan. 22 anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that mandated legal abortion nationwide.

Pro-life Leaders praise House vote to make Hyde Amendment Permanent

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- U.S. House passage of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, making the 41-year-old Hyde Amendment permanent, puts the country "one step closer to getting the federal government out of the business of paying for abortion once and for all," said the president of National Right to Life.

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley to Present 2016 Cheverus Awards To 113 Recipients

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley to Present

2016 Cheverus Awards To 113 Recipients

Cardinal Dolan Calls for Renewed Fight Against Doctor-Assisted Suicide

November 21, 2016

WASHINGTON—The Washington, DC, City Council and the voters of Colorado both recently acted to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, called for increased efforts to fight against assisted suicide, saying it must be “opposed with renewed vigor.”

 

Cardinal Dolan’s full statement follows.

Cardinal DiNardo Elected USCCB President of U.S. Bishops, Archbishop Gomez Elected Vice President.

November 15, 2016

BALTIMORE—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) during today’s annual fall General Assembly in Baltimore. Cardinal DiNardo has served as vice president of the USCCB since 2013. Archbishop Jose Gomez was elected as USCCB vice president.

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USCCB President Says The Gospel Serves The Common Good, Not Political Agendas

October 13, 2016

A statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky

President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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