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Jan 15, 2021 - 10:06 pm .- The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair on Friday praised a Supreme Court decision allowing federal regulations of the abortion pill to stand during the pandemic.
Jan 14, 2021 - 06:29 pm .- The US bishops’ chair for international justice and peace has expressed his disagreement with the State Department’s return of Cuba to a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Dec 22, 2020 - 05:48 pm .- Catholics are not morally obliged to take the coronavirus vaccine and should appeal to the Holy Spirit for wisdom, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas has said.
Dec 14, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The United States bishops' conference has said that Catholics can take two of the three available COVID-19 vaccines, even though they were developed with a “remote connection” to “morally compromised” cell lines.
Nov 25, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Archbishop Wilton Gregory has committed himself to working with the president-elect’s administration. But the soon-to-be cardinal’s pledge could put him in tension with the work of the U.S. bishops’ conference, as it tries to speak to the White House with a unified voice.
Nov 18, 2020 - 03:07 am .- The U.S. bishops’ new chairman for Catholic education says he hopes to bring his experience as a Catholic school teacher and president, as well as pastor of two parishes, into his new position.
Nov 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- After a summer of mass protests and civil unrest, bishops from around the U.S. shared stories of confronting racism in their home dioceses at their annual fall meeting on Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2020 - 01:40 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez told bishops Tuesday that a future President Biden, as a Catholic, would present unique challenges for the Church in the United States, especially regarding Biden policy positions at odds with Catholic doctrine.
Nov 17, 2020 - 04:00 am .- U.S. bishops called for prayer, fasting, and reform during a virtual discussion Monday on the Vatican’s McCarrick Report, which was published last week. The discussion came amid the opening day of a virtual fall meeting of the U.S. bishops’ conference.
Nov 16, 2020 - 07:14 pm .- Clerical sex abuse, the COVID-19 pandemic and racial tensions were the focus of recommendations made by two councils that serve in advisory roles to the U.S. bishops at their fall general assembly.
Nov 16, 2020 - 06:38 pm .- An emphasis on the need for healing, in both the Church and broader society, was prominent throughout the first day of the fall general assembly for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
Nov 16, 2020 - 02:18 pm .- Catholics need to be Good Samaritans to those wounded both by the coronavirus pandemic and by social conflict, the papal representative told U.S. bishops at their annual fall meeting on Monday.
Nov 10, 2020 - 08:38 am .- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference said Tuesday morning that bishops will be studying the McCarrick Report issued by the Holy See Nov. 10, and that U.S. bishops are committed to helping victims of clerical sexual abuse.
Nov 6, 2020 - 05:22 pm .- While the USCCB have several items of business at a meeting this month, it is likely to be what’s said or not said about Theodore McCarrick that gets attention from Catholics during the meeting.
Nov 6, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be held in two live-streamed sessions on November 16 and 17, six days after the long-awaited release of the Vatican’s investigation into disgraced former archbishop Theodore McCarrick.
Oct 29, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The bishops of the United States joined Pope Francis Thursday in mourning a deadly attack at a basilica in Nice.
Oct 21, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The bishops of the United States are encouraging Catholics to pray a novena to help form their consciences ahead of Election Day on Nov. 3. 
Oct 5, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced the slate of candidates to fill the eight vacancies for committee chairs.
Oct 5, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The bishops of the United States have praised the release of Pope Francis’ new encyclical, calling it a “profound and beautiful” treatment of human dignity. 
Sep 22, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- The Catholic bishops of the United States on Tuesday implored President Donald Trump to halt two federal executions set to take place this week.

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