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USCCB - Latest News
Jun 11, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- The president of the United States’ Conference of Catholic Bishops has appointed four new members of the National Review Board, a lay advisory body to the bishops on the protection of minors.
Jun 4, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. bishops argued that a Catholic agency should not be banned from participation in the Philadelphia foster care system due to its beliefs on marriage.
Jun 3, 2020 - 02:53 pm .- Pope Francis called the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Wednesday to convey his prayers and solidarity for Americans during the period of national unrest that began with the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed May 25 during an arrest by Minneapolis police.
Jun 1, 2020 - 11:35 am .- The leader of the country’s largest Catholic diocese and the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference addressed the weekend’s violence and civil unrest, both in his Pentecost homily and in a statement released by the USCCB. 
May 5, 2020 - 04:41 pm .- The U.S. bishops’ conference has responded to charges that it might have knowingly facilitated illegal campaigning by the White House and the campaign of President Donald Trump when it notified Catholic leaders of an impending phone call with the president.
May 5, 2020 - 04:14 pm .- With pornographic website traffic spiking while countries remain on lockdown, the bishops of the United States are urging the Justice Department to protect victims of human trafficking and exploitation by enforcing obscenity laws and prosecuting producers of violent pornography.
May 4, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The bishops of the United States are calling for an examination of why the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted African-American communities. 
Apr 30, 2020 - 02:23 pm .- The bishops of the U.S. and Canada are set to consecrate their countries to Mary on Friday. Here's what it means, and why it matters.
Apr 29, 2020 - 02:22 pm .- The White House has consulted four Catholic bishops who have reinstituted public Masses as the Trump administration considers issuing guidelines on the safe reopening of churches and religious services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 28, 2020 - 04:47 pm .- The bishops of the United States have called for increased protections and support for farm workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 24, 2020 - 10:15 am .- A survey of the 2020 priestly ordination class was published by the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference (USCCB) on Thursday, a slightly smaller class than in 2019.
Apr 23, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has invited all U.S. bishops to join him in reconsecrating the U.S. to the Blessed Virgin Mary in response to the pandemic on May 1.
Apr 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Many U.S. Catholics have limited or no access to the sacraments during the coronavirus pandemic, bringing to many parishes a reality faced in other parts of the country on a regular basis.
Apr 14, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- The U.S. bishops have echoed Pope Francis’ call for a global ceasefire to help defend vulnerable populations from the COVID-19 virus and respond to the global pandemic.
Apr 14, 2020 - 09:31 am .- The bishops of the United States have offered their prayers in solidarity with victims after 30 people were killed by severe weather across the southern U.S. over the Easter holiday. 
Apr 4, 2020 - 01:22 pm .- “This Holy Week will be different. Our churches may be closed, but Christ is not quarantined and his Gospel is not in chains.”
Apr 3, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The coronavirus pandemic does not justify abandoning medical ethics, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops told medical professionals in an urgent warning issued on Friday.
Mar 27, 2020 - 05:23 pm .- The chair of the U.S. bishops’ committee on liturgy wrote to U.S. bishops Friday, to clarify issues related to the sacraments of penance and anointing of the sick which have arisen during the Church’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 16, 2020 - 10:33 am .- A national third-party reporting system for allegations of abuse, neglect, or misconduct against bishops in the US has launched.
Mar 13, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Catholic bishops in the United States offered prayers and encouragement as Congress considers a relief package for the Coronavirus.

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