WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Edward M. Grosz as Auxiliary Bishop of Buffalo. Bishop Grosz has reached the retirement age for bishops of 75. The resignation was publicized in Washington on March 2, 2020 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Reacts to House Rejection of Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Protection Act
WASHINGTON–Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to advance the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. A procedural vote to amend another piece of legislation (H.R. 2339, Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019) to include the Born Alive Abortion Survivors’ Protection Act failed by a vote of 187 to 220. Archbishop Joseph F.
Today, the United States Supreme Court chose wisely to consider a very valuable Louisiana law regarding admitting privileges of those performing abortions within our state. The LCCB supported this legislation as it passed through the Legislature overwhelmingly and was signed by former Governor Jindal, as it is a genuine issue of women's health unlike the
The Catholic Bishops of Louisiana urge all to fulfill their civic duty and satisfy their obligation to participate in the political process by voting during the Louisiana elections. View the LCCB Public Policy Guide.
The bishops of Louisiana have communicated their concerns with the AHCA to Senators Cassidy and Kennedy via written letters. Their concerns are rooted within both the foundational theme of Catholic Social Teaching - the Life and Dignity of the Human Person - as well as the Option for the Poor and Vulnerable. There are provisions
"An acceptable health care system provides access to all, regardless of their means, and at all stages of life. Such a health care system must protect conscience rights, as well as extend to immigrant families." "...the discussion draft introduced today retains a "per-capita cap" on Medicaid funding, and then connects yearly increases to formulas that