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Oct 2, 2020 - 03:13 pm .- Though there are many affronts to life, from conception to death, the violence of abortion is the most direct attack on life, Bishop Joseph Hanefeldt of Grand Island wrote on Thursday.
Sep 25, 2020 - 12:17 pm .- As election day looms, Catholic bishops throughout the country are issuing pastoral guidance on how Catholics should think about their vote, emphasizing the preeminent importance of “life issues” and Church teaching.
Nov 14, 2019 - 05:45 pm .- On Tuesday, 69 U.S. bishops voted against the inclusion of a paragraph in a letter they plan to soon publish. Within hours, a conservative social media figure said those bishops “are not Catholic,” and ignited an online firestorm. Here’s how that happened.
Nov 12, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- During the second day of the USCCB Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among the bishops bubbled briefly to the surface, with bishops exchanging sharp interventions on the “preeminence’ of abortion as a social concern.
Jun 14, 2018 - 04:49 pm .- What some expected would be a brisk vote to provide supplementary videos and a statement on political life turned out to be a lengthy discussion at the USCCB general assembly meeting on Thursday, covering the future of the bishops’ guide to political engagement, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship.
Nov 21, 2017 - 05:20 pm .- Sexual misconduct allegations against Republican candidate Roy Moore have brought Alabama’s special election to fill a U.S. Senate seat into the national spotlight.   U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) has also been recently accused of kissing and groping women against their will. During the 2016 presidential campaign, more than a dozen women raised allegations of sexual assault or harassment against Republican candidate Donald Trump. These accusations have raised public debate about whether a candidate’s personal character should matter in elections, and if so, to what extent.
Jun 12, 2014 - 05:12 pm .- The updated voting guide issued by the U.S. bishops will maintain Church teaching as explained by both Pope Francis and Benedict XVI, said leading bishops at a recent gathering.

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