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Massachusetts Catholic Conference

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD--SAY NO TO EXPANDED ABORTION IN MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts Legislature will be considering two proposed laws (HB3320 https://malegislature.gov/Bills/191/H3320 

and SB 1209 https://malegislature.gov/Bills/191/S1209 ) that, if enacted into law, would have the following devastating effects:

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Chairmen of U.S. Bishops’ Committees Comment on Federal Study Released on Danger of Assisted Suicide Laws to Persons with Disabilities

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON—Last week, the National Council on Disabilities (NCD) released a federal study revealing that assisted suicide laws are dangerous to people with disabilities. In its report, “The Danger of Assisted Suicide Laws,” NCD provides several policy recommendations including urging states to not legalize any form of assisted suicide or active euthanasia. The NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the president, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.

Massachusetts Catholic Conference

Signature Drive Policy

 

 

 

 

 

The human consequences of our immigration policies

Statement of Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap Archbishop of Boston

The Human Consequences of our Immigration Policies

By Seán P. O’MalleyUpdated September 9, 2019, 5:00 a.m.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Honorees receive the People of Life award at Diocesan Pro-Life Conference for their contribution to the pro-life cause

August 6 2019

WASHINGTON- Three champions of the pro-life cause were honored on August 5 at the 2019 People of Life awards for their lifetime contributions to the movement.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz steps down as Chair of Committee for Religious Liberty amidst cancer treatment; Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester to serve as Acting Chair of the Committee

July 23, 2019

WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has appointed Bishop Robert J. McManus to serve as Acting Chair of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty until the November 2019 General Assembly. The appointment was made following the resignation of Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., of Louisville, previous chair of the committee, after his diagnosis with urothelial carcinoma.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Announces the Publishing of Creating a Culture of Encounter: A Guide for Joyful Missionary Disciples

July 22, 2019

WASHINGTON—  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announces the publishing of Creating a Culture of Encounter: A Guide for Joyful Missionary Disciples for use by parishes and communities of faith around the country.

This Spanish/English guide will help Catholics live out the call of Jesus to meet those on the peripheries with the Good News of the Gospel for their lives. It offers an organized five-session parish encounter process to help small groups to dig deeper into the Church’s evangelizing mission.

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