Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

June 26, 2015 by  
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USCCB – June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic […]

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Archbishop Kurtz Elected President of U.S. Bishops Cardinal DiNardo Elected Vice President

November 12, 2013 by  
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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) – November 12, 2013 Bishops elect chairman of Catholic Education Committee Chairmen-elect chosen for five other USCCB committees New CRS, CLINIC board members chosen BALTIMORE—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) during the bishops’ annual fall General Assembly, […]

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In Bishops’ Shocker, TIM WINS!

November 16, 2010 by  
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Whispers in the Loggia – November 16, 2010 For the first time in the history of the US bishops, a vice-president standing for the presidency has been denied the top post, losing a stunning election to the archbishop of New York. By a 128-111 vote, Archbishop Timothy Dolan bested Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson on […]

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Bishops Concerned Over Federal Court Rulings Rejecting Marriage as Between One Man, One Woman

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – July 12, 2010 Fabric of Society Depends on Basic Legal Definition of Marriage Position Protects Roles of Fathers, Mothers Marriage Existed Before State, Not Open To Redefinition WASHINGTON — Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Ad Hoc Committee for […]

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Archbishop Kurtz: He's 'Our Gifted Shepherd'

April 19, 2010 by  
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National Catholic Register — By Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz — April 11, 2010 Archbishop Kurtz is the archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, which was established as the Diocese of Bardstown in 1808 along with the dioceses of Boston, New York and Philadelphia, out of the territory of the Baltimore Diocese, the first Catholic diocese in the […]

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