Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston’s Board of Trustees Announces Interim President

BOSTON, Ma —The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Catholic Charities Board Chair Kevin M. MacKenzie as interim president upon President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Kincade Rambo’s retirement, effective November 30, 2019.  Ms. Rambo’s planned retirement was previously announced.

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley Statement on the Passing of Bishop Richard Lennon

"Today we mourn the passing of the Most Rev. Richard G. Lennon, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Cleveland, who passed away today following a time of illness. 

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Bishop Chairmen Commend Administration Action to Prevent Government Discrimination Against Faith-based Adoption, Foster Care, and Social Service Providers

November 1, 2019

WASHINGTON—Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Chairman of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, and Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Chairman of the Committee for Religious Liberty, have issued a statement commending a proposed rule change that will help ensure faith-based social service providers will not be excluded from certain federally-funded programs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Their joint statement follows:

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Chairmen of U.S. Bishops’ Committees Comment on Federal Study Released on Danger of Assisted Suicide Laws to Persons with Disabilities

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON—Last week, the National Council on Disabilities (NCD) released a federal study revealing that assisted suicide laws are dangerous to people with disabilities. In its report, “The Danger of Assisted Suicide Laws,” NCD provides several policy recommendations including urging states to not legalize any form of assisted suicide or active euthanasia. The NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the president, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.

Massachusetts Catholic Conference

Signature Drive Policy






The human consequences of our immigration policies

Statement of Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap Archbishop of Boston

The Human Consequences of our Immigration Policies

By Seán P. O’MalleyUpdated September 9, 2019, 5:00 a.m.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Honorees receive the People of Life award at Diocesan Pro-Life Conference for their contribution to the pro-life cause

August 6 2019

WASHINGTON- Three champions of the pro-life cause were honored on August 5 at the 2019 People of Life awards for their lifetime contributions to the movement.