Monday, August 15, 2022

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How to Comment on Biden Administration Rule Forcing Doctors to Perform Transition Surgeries, Abortions

The Biden administration’s proposed rule that would force doctors and hospitals to provide gender transition procedures and abortions went live August 3, beginning the 60-day comment period during which members of the public can voice their objections before it becomes the law of the land.

U.S. Bishops Urge Support for Mothers and Babies after Biden Abortion Executive Order

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair, called on President Joe Biden to increase support and care for mothers and children.

Why Was Roe v. Wade Overturned? Here’s a Look at Some of the Reasons Given

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 issued an opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, returning the question of abortion policy to the states and to the people’s elected representatives.

U.S. Bishops Disappointed by Supreme Court’s Climate Regulation Ruling

The U.S. bishops say they are disappointed by a Supreme Court ruling which limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade in Historic Abortion Decision

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade in a historic decision released Friday that brings a sudden and dramatic end to nearly a half-century of nationwide legalized abortion in the U.S.

USCCB Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

In response to the Supreme Court of the United States issuing its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities issued the following statement:

U.S. Bishops Urge Prayer during Religious Freedom Week to Combat Abortion, Church Vandalism

Amid attacks on Catholic churches and other security concerns surrounding a looming Supreme Court abortion case, the U.S. bishops are inviting Catholics to turn to prayer.

U.S. Bishops Urge Action Following Church, Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Attacks

U.S. bishops are pleading for an end to violence following the ongoing attacks on Catholic churches and pro-life pregnancy centers.

Texas Elementary School Shooting: U.S. Bishops Lament ‘Epidemic of Evil and Violence’

The U.S. Catholic bishops said on Tuesday that the country was facing an “epidemic of evil and violence” after a gunman killed 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas.

Almost 12,000 People Attend the Beatification of Blessed Pauline Jaricot

Nearly 12,000 people attended the beatification of Blessed Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France, on May 22.

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