A Note on Ambiguities Contained in Reflections on Covenant and Mission
Committee on Doctrine and Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, June 18, 2009, revised October 13, 2009

Medical and Moral Issues

Doctrinal Note on the Moral Limits to Technological Manipulation of the Human Body

Committee on Doctrine, March 20, 2023

Moral Considerations Regarding the New COVID-19 Vaccines

Committee on Doctrine, December 11, 2020

          Comité de Doctrina, 11 de Deciembre, 2020

Memorandum to Bishops Regarding Vaccines for COVID-19

Committee on Doctrine, November 20, 2020

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services
Sixth Edition, issued June 2018

The Distinction between Direct Abortion and Legitimate Medical Procedures
Committee on Doctrine, June 23, 2010

Guidelines for Evaluating Reiki as an Alternative Therapy
Committee Statement, March 25, 2009

Moral Principles Concerning Infants with Anencephaly
Committee Document, September 19, 1996

Prayer and Worship

Catholic Hymnody at the Service of the Church: An Aid for Evaluating Hymn Lyrics

Committee on Doctrine, September 2020

"Happy Are Those Called to His Supper": On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist
USCCB Document, November 14, 2006

  • Dichosos los invitados a la cena del Señor: Sobre la preparación para recibir dignamente a Cristo en le Eucaristía
    USCCB Document, November 14, 2006

Popular Devotional Practices
USCCB Document, November 12, 2003)

  • Ejercicios devocionales populaires
    USCCB Document, November 12, 2003

The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Eucaharist
USCCB Document, June 15, 2001

Publications and Authors

Statement on Quest for the Living God by Sr. Elizabeth A. Johnson
Committee Statement, March 24, 2011

Inadequacies in the Theological Methodology and Conclusion of the Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology by Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler
Committee Statement, September 15, 2010

Clarifications Required by the Book Being Religious Interreligiously: Asian Perspectives on Interfaith Dialogue by Reverend Peter C. Phan
Committee Statement, December 10, 2007

Statement Concerning Two Pamphlets Published by Professor Daniel Maguire
Committee Statement, March 20, 2007

Regarding the Notification from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith concerning the book Jesus, Symbol of God, by Fr. Roger Haight, S.J.
Committee Statement, March 14, 2005

Statement on the Book "Tomorrow's Catholic: Understanding God and Jesus in a New Millennium" by Fr. Michael Morwood
Archbishop George Pell, Archbishop of Melbourne, March 10, 1998 

Doctrinal Note on the Book Reframing Religious Life: An Expanded Vision for the Future by Fr. Diarmuid O'Murchu, M.S.C.
Doctrinal Commission of the Bishops' Conference of Spain,July 8, 2002

  • Nota doctrinal sobre el libro Rehacer la vida religiosa.Una mirada al futuro del .P. Diarmuid O'Murchu (MSC). 
    Comisión Episcopal para la Doctrina de la Fe, 8 de julio de 2002