U.S. bishops active in days before Fall Assembly

USCCB General Assembly Nov. 13-14 to be live streamed. CLICK HERE for details.

Bishops’ office recommends extension of Temporary Protected Status for Haiti. DETAILS HERE.

Homeland Security allows extension of Temporary Protected Status for Honduras. READ the bishops’ response.

House tax reform plan is ‘unacceptable’ as written. READ the USCCB news item HERE.

READ tax reform story in America Magazine HERE

READ tax reform story as reported by Catholic News Service

Bloomberg News reports: While House Republicans gained the support of the small-business lobby, they lost the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which called the bill “unacceptable.” 

 

Chair of bishops' committee describes racism strategy

Bishop George Murry, S.J., Chair of the USCCB Committee on Racism, recently gave a talk at the Boston College C21 project. He traces the history of the Church, slavery and racism, and spells out  the strategy the bishops' committee will be pursuing. CLICK HERE to view his presentation.

CLICK HERE to go to the USCCB page with details of the November 13-14 meeting in Baltimore.