- Program On Los Angeles Cathedral Tapestries To Air On ABC (07-138)
August 31, 2007
The Catholic Communication Campaign of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will distribute "Divining the Human: The Cathedral Tapestries of John Nava" to the ABC-TV owned and affiliate stations on Sunday, September 16.
- Bishops' Annual Labor Day Statement Stresses Catholic Teaching On Work; Urges Restart Of Immigration Debate (07-137)
August 27, 2007
Labor Day "is a time to recommit in our own small ways – to our own work, to treat others justly, and to defend the lives, dignity, and rights of workers, especially the most vulnerable," according to "Labor Day 2007: A Time to Remember; A Time to Recommit," the annual Labor Day statement from the U.S. bishops.
- Catholic Bishops Decry Amnesty International Decision to Support Abortion (07-136)
August 24, 2007
The U.S. bishops decried Amnesty International's recent decision to support abortion, calling the change in the organization's longstanding position divisive and an affront to "people in many nations, cultures and religions who share a consistent commitment to all human rights."
- Respect life program packet for 2007-08 now available
August 23, 2007
The 2007-08 Respect Life Program is now available in preparation for Respect Life Sunday, October 7. This year's theme is taken from Luke's Gospel (1:44): "The Infant in My Womb Leaped for Joy."
- Pope Names Bishop Robert Joseph Baker To Birmingham, Alabama
August 14, 2007
Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Robert Joseph Baker as the bishop of Birmingham, Alabama. He succeeds Bishop David E. Foley, who retired May 10, 2005.
- "For Your Marriage" Web Site Offers Resources For Couples Of All Faiths
August 6, 2007
Putting a modern image on traditional values, the U.S. Catholic bishops recently launched a Web site designed to promote healthy marriages.
- Diplomat, State Department Veteran Named To Head Bishops' Migration And Refugee Services Office
August 2, 2007
Career Ambassador Johnny Young, a distinguished U.S. Foreign Service officer from 1967 to 2005, has been named executive director of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Department of Migration and Refugee Services (MRS).