USCCB on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The U.S. government should continue to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and avoid actions that would undermine results, said Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.
An association of U.S. priests is in the final stages of issuing an urgent "plea" to the U.S. bishops to "formulate a plan now" for the crisis of parish closings.
A Sept. 9 letter from USCCB officials to the Department of Health and Human Services said ompromise could be reached in the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement.
Greg Erlandson, former president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, has been named director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service, effective Sept. 12.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers, required doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.
The U.S. bishops' conference released May 20 its 13th Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.
It appears that questions raised by the forced resignation of Tony Spence from Catholic News Service will not be aired publicly, anytime soon.
Tony Spence, director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service since 2004, unexpectedly resigned Wednesday at the request of a U.S. bishops' conference official.
The USCCB, Texas Catholic Conference, and other faith-based groups, filed a friend of the court brief supporting a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting women who undergo abortions.
The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.