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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

USCCB President: Amoris Laetitia, a Tremendous Gift for Church and Families in the U.S.

September 27, 2016

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement today about the ongoing, fruitful reception and implementation in the United States of Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia.

Full statement follows:

 

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