September 18 – 24, 2023
We are a national membership organization of the Catholic Bishops in the United States.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops promotes the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose.
In this section you will find information and resources to learn more about the Church, what the Church teaches, and how to grow in your faith.
Each committee of the Conference supports the ministry of the bishops with an emphasis on evangelization. The bishops exercise in a communal and collegial manner certain pastoral functions entrusted to them by the Lord Jesus of sanctifying, teaching, and governing
The U.S. Catholic Church provides the compassion of Christ in numerous ways, including through health care institutions, schools and universities, charities and social service agencies, and the work of individuals, parish communities, and diocesan entities.
On September 29, 2023, President Biden signed a Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions that allows for welcoming up to 125,000 refugees duri...
Pope Francis told the church's 21 new cardinals, including one born in the United States, that the key to evangelizing is to "cherish in our hearts th...
Tensions and divisions within the Catholic Church are being felt in several countries; two of the 21 churchmen who will be made cardinals by Pope Fran...
Let us pray for those people on the margins of society in subhuman living conditions, that they may not be neglected by institutions and never be cast out.
Pope Francis – September 2023
Bishop Andrew Cozzens, chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, gives the mission and vision of the National Eucharistic Revival set to officially launch on Corpus Christi Sunday in 2022.
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