"There is an organic connection between what we believe and how we practice our faith in service well beyond the borders of the church," Archbishop William Lori said.
"Because we do not know how the executive order ... will provide sufficient (or any) religious freedom protection, we cannot provide substantive comment."
Faith and Justice: The goal of the White House order is laudable, but it remains to be seen how the bishops and the church will handle it.
Advocates for marriage between one man and one woman presented their view as an oppressed minority Thursday at the second annual March for Marriage.
The debate of whether children who crossed the U.S. border alone pose a humanitarian crisis or an immigration challenge shapes the U.S. response.
Thousands, including Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, will gather today for the now-annual national demonstration in favor of marriage between one man and one woman.
Opinion: The minimum wage should be a living wage, providing low-wage workers with what they need to rise out of poverty and care for their families. That is justice.
The April announcement that a Catholic health care system was buying one of four health insurance providers in Arkansas was met with widespread praise.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said support for traditional man-woman marriage is not "anti-LGBT ... anti-anyone or anti-anything."
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that a Wisconsin high school acted unconstitutionally when it held its graduation ceremonies in a local megachurch.