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Statement by Bishop McManus on Pope Francis’ fifth anniversary leading the Church

Statement by Bishop McManus on Pope Francis’ fifth anniversary leading the Church

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Administrative Committee Statement on the Life and Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

March 28, 2018

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Administrative Committee serves as the Board of Trustees for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. 

The committee’s full statement follows:

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Domestic Justice and Education Chairmen Urge Concrete Actions to Address Scourge of Gun Violence

March 5, 2018

WASHINGTON—In the aftermath of the tragic attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of Youngstown, Ohio, Chairman of the Committee on Catholic Education, urged national leaders to finally come together and address the crisis of gun violence in a comprehensive way.

The full statement follows:

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