Thursday, May 7, 20150113Catholic teaching on capital punishment begins with one of the most familiar fundamentals of the faith, Dallas Auxiliary Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel said: “Thou Shalt Not Kill.”
Tuesday, July 1, 2014037The Supreme Court's June 30 ruling that certain businesses, based on their religious objections, can be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives in their employee health insurance coverage means "justice has prevailed," said two U.S. archbishops.
Friday, June 13, 2014079During their June 11-13 spring general assembly in New Orleans, the nation's Catholic bishops voted to extend their Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty and to approve work on a limited revision of their quadrennial document aimed at guiding Catholics in election decisions. They also were urged to promote and support Catholic families...
Friday, February 7, 20140119The U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops in February is issuing a call to prayer for life, marriage and religious liberty. USCCB asks Catholics to observe National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) as “an opportunity to celebrate Jesus’ love demonstrated through the love of husband and wife — gift and blessing of marriage.
Monday, July 1, 2013056The final rules issued June 28 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services implementing its mandate that employers provide coverage of contraceptives "will require more careful analysis," New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said in a statement.