Policy and Advocacy on Debt Relief

USCCB-Jubilee USA Network Letter to President Biden on International Debt Relief
Bishop David J. Malloy, Chairman, Committee on International Justice and Peace and Mr. Eric LeCompte, Executive Director, Jubilee USA Network 
February 23, 2021

USCCB-Jubilee Letter to President Trump on G20 Debt Payment Moratorium
Bishop David J. Malloy and Mr. Eric LeCompte, April 8, 2020

Letters and Statements on Debt Relief

2017 and Earlier

Letter to International Monetary Fund Urging Moratorium on Debt Payments for Caribbean Nations
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and Bishop Oscar Cantú, September 20, 2017

Letter to House Urging Debt Relief for Haiti
Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, March 3, 2010

Letter to Congress on Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, April 9, 2008

Letter to Congress on Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, June 20, 2007

Letter to Congress on Multilateral Debt Relief Act
Bishop John H. Ricard, September 15, 2005

Letter to Congress on Multilateral Debt Relief Act
Bishop John H. Ricard, July 18, 2005

Statement on G8 Summit
Bishop John H. Ricard, July 11, 2005

Analysis by USCCB Staff of Agreement on Debt Cancellation
July 7, 2005

Statement on G8 Proposal for Debt Cancellation
Bishop John H. Ricard,  June 14, 2005

Letter to National Security Advisor Hadley on HIPC Debt Cancellations
Bishop John H. Ricard,  February 1, 2005

Letter to Secretary Snow on Debt Cancellations for HIPCs
Bishop John H. Ricard, January 27, 2005

Letter to Secretary Snow on Debt Relief
Bishop John H. Ricard, September 20, 2004

Statement on Debt Relief for Poor Countries
Bishop John H. Ricard, , June 18, 2004

Letter to Senator Santorum on Debt Relief Enhancement Act
April 18, 2002

Statement by Cardinal Law on President Global Poverty World Bank Grant Initiative
Cardinal Bernard Law, July 19, 2001

Statement on Highly Indebted Poor Country Enhanced Debt Reduction
June 4, 2001

Enhanced HIPC Debt Reduction
Cardinal Bernard Law, June 5, 2001

Statement by Cardinal Law on Debt Relief and Sanctions Against Cuba
Cardinal Bernard Law, November 2, 2000

Remarks at White House Meeting on Debt Relief
Bishop Theodore McCarrick, October 2, 2000

Editorial in the Washington Post by Cardinal Law Entitled Forgiving Debts of the Poor
Cardinal Bernard Law, September 20, 2000

Letters to Sen. Pelossi and Rep. Wolf from Cardinal Law on Support of Debt Relief
Cardinal Bernard Law, July 6, 2000

Letter to President Clinton Urging Support of Debt Relief Funding
Bishop Joseph A. Fiorenza, December 16, 1999

Address to Congress on Debt Relief
Bishop John Glynn, November 4, 1999

Statement on Debt Relief for Poor Countries
October 1999

Statement on Debt Relief for Poor Countries
October 4, 1999

Testimony before House Committee on Banking and Finance on HIPC
Fr. Hehir, June 25, 1999

Statement on Cologne Initiative From G-8 Summit
Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, June 25, 1999

A Jubilee Call for Debt Forgiveness
April 1999

Letter to House on Debt Relief
Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick and Bishop John H. Ricard, March 24, 1999

Letter to HIPC Review Committee on Debt Relief
March 16, 1999

Letter to President Clinton Urging Support of Debt Relief
Bishop Joseph A. Fiorenza, March 13, 1999

Summary of Conference at Seton Hall on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt
October 1998