USCCB Statements

Bishops’ Chairmen Renew Push To End Death Penalty, Cite Progress of Last Decade

Bishops’ Chairmen Renew Push To End Death Penalty, Cite Progress of Last Decade

July 16, 2015 Ten years ago, the Catholic bishops of the United States initiated the Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty . Speaking as pastors and teachers, we issued a statement at that time, A Culture... MORE

Cardinal O’Malley And Archbishop Wenski Welcome Supreme Court Decision To Review Protocols For Use Of Lethal Injection

Read this statement on the USCCB website.  January 27, 2015 WASHINGTON—The chairs of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and Committee on Pro-life Activities welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 23 announcement that it would review the drug... MORE

Life Matters: The Death Penalty

Life Matters: The Death Penalty

The U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops has released a version of its pamphlet “Life Matters: The Death Penalty” to coincide with October’s designation as “Respect Life Month.” The Catholic Mobilizing Network encourages you to download the pamphlet, print and share... MORE