Happening Now

Pastoral Response to Persons with Mental Illness
National Catholic Partnership on Disability

Letters to Congress Providing Moral Principles to Consider While Providing for Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Bishop George V. Murry, Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville
May 7, 2020

Background Information

2021

Pastoral Response to Persons with Mental Illness
National Catholic Partnership on Disability

Policy and Advocacy Letters and Statements

2018-Present

Bishop Chairmen Applaud HHS Bringing Health Care Nondiscrimination Regulations into Alignment with Federal Law
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Bishop David A. Koderla, June, 12, 2020

Letters to Congress Providing Moral Principles to Consider While Providing for Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Bishop George V. Murry, Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville
May 7, 2020

Letter to Senate on Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Bishop Frank J. Dewane, and Sr. Carol Keehan, August 6, 2018

2017

Letter to Congress on Reauthorzation of Children's Health Insurance Program
Bishop Frank J. Dewane October 4, 2017

Letter to Senate on Replacement for Affordable Care Act
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop William E. Lori, Bishop Frank J. Dewane, and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, September 21, 2017

Letter to Senate Regarding Protection of Poor and Vulnerable People and the Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, July 20, 2017

Letter to Senate Regarding the Better Care Reconciliation Act
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, June 27, 2017

News Release: U.S. Bishops Chairman Responds to CBO Report on Senate Health Care Bill
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, June 26, 2017

News Release: U.S. Bishops Chairman Reacts to Draft Senate Health Care Bill
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, June 22, 2017

Letter to Senate Regarding Health Care
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop William E. Lori, Bishop Frank J. Dewane, and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, June 1, 2017

News Release: U.S. Bishops Chairman Calls on Senate to Strip Harmful Proposals from House-Passed Health Care Bill
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, May 4, 2017

Letter to Congress Urging Continued Efforts to Improve Health Care
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop William E. Lori, and Bishop Frank J. Dewane, March 30, 2017

Letter to the House of Representatives Regarding the American Health Care Act
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, March 17, 2017

Letter to Congress Presenting Moral Criteria for Debate on Health Care Policy
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop William E. Lori, Bishop Frank J. Dewane, and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, March 7, 2017

Letter to Congress Urging Bipartisan Efforts to Preserve Gains in Health Care Coverage and Access
Bishop Frank J. Dewane, January 18, 2017

Prior to 2010

Joint Letter on Health Care to US Senate
Bishop William F. Murphy, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, and Bishop John Wester, December 7, 2009

Joint Letter on Health Care to US Senate | en Español
Bishop William F. Murphy, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, and Bishop John Wester, November 20, 2009 

Letter to the U.S. Congress on Healthcare
Bishop William F. Murphy, Cardinal Justin Rigali, and Bishop John Wester, October 8, 2009

Letter to the U.S. Senate Concerning Healthcare Reform
Bishop William F. Murphy, Cardinal Justin Rigali, and Bishop John Wester
September 30, 2009

Letter to U.S. House of Representatives Regarding America’s Affordable Health Choices Act
Cardinal Justin Rigali, August 11, 2009

Letter to Congress to Help Reform Health Care, Protect Human Life and Dignity
Bishop William Murphy, July 17, 2009

Statement to Congress on Reform of Health Care System and Expanding Health Care Coverage
Bishop William F. Murphy, May 20, 2009

Letter to U.S. Senate on SCHIPLetter to U.S. House of Representative on SCHIP
Bishop William F. Murphy, January 14, 2009

Joint Letter Supporting Community Choice Act
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, et. al., June 5, 2007

Letter to Senate Budget Committee on SCHIP, Medicaid, Medicare
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Rev. Larry Snyder; Sr. Carol Keehan, March 15, 2007

Letter in Support of the Medicaid Community-Based Attendant Services and Supports Act of 2005
September 13, 2006

Comments on Recommendations of the Citizen's Health Care Working Group
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D., August 23, 2006

Letter to the US Senate from the USCCB, Catholic Charities USA, and Catholic Health Association on Medical Treatment for Victims of Hurricane Katrina
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Rev. Larry Snyder, and Mr. Michael Rodgers, September 27, 2005

Letter to the US House of Representatives Regarding the National Cohort Study of American Children
April 27, 2004

Letter to the US Senate Regarding the National Longitudinal Cohort Study of American Children
April 27, 2004

Letter to EPA on Testing of Pesticides on Humans
September 10, 2003

Letter from USCCB and CHA to Senator Collins on Mercury Reduction Act of 2003
May 15, 2003

Letter to the US Senate Endorsing Youth Drug and Mental Health Services Act
Cardinal Roger Mahony June 10, 1999