Dear Governor Baker, Senate President Rosenberg, Speaker DeLeo and Chief Justice Gants;

As we approach the Holiday Season and the beginning of a new Legislative Session next month, we, the four Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts, urge you to join together as one and file comprehensive legislation that reforms our criminal justice system for criminal offenders.

The Council of State Governments Justice Center will be issuing its long awaited report within the next several weeks. It is expected to provide a blueprint for these important legislative reforms. While...

Saturday, October 17, 2015, 9:AM - Noon at Assumption College:  See details

Attached please find a letter from Cardinal O'Malley to the U.S. Senate asking for support of Senate Bill 1881, to withhold federal funds from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its Affiliates.  The bill is scheduled to be taken up on August 3rd.  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Knights of Columbus are asking citizens to contact their U.S. Senators asking them to support the bill.  You can see the letter from the Knights of Columbus...

Today the Massachusetts Bishops have released a statement on the death penalty.  You may read the statement here.