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The Bishops Strike Back: Catholic Hierarchy Promises Renewed Contraceptive Fight

Just one week after the Religious Right and the Catholic hierarchy suffered a stinging defeat of their agenda on Election Day, the bishops are back in the fight against the Obama administration’s contraceptive mandate. Read more

Game On: Catholic Bishops Launch ‘Full-Court Press’ Over Religious Liberty

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets under way today, but the nation’s Catholic hierarchy is launching a full-court press of another sort.

Top leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) met in a closed-door session in Washington, D. C., this week. When they emerged, they issued a declaration of political war. Read more