Who We Are

The Office of Public Affairs represents the Catholic Bishops of the United States to the media and the media to the bishops. Responsibilities include preparing and distributing statements and other resources for the media, arranging for interviews with bishops and staff of the USCCB, organizing press conferences, responding to media queries and credentialing media for coverage of such events as the bishops' annual meetings. Learn more.

Media inquiries are welcomed via email (media-relations@usccb.org) or by calling 202.541.3200. Non-media callers may call 202.541.3000 for assistance. 

Trending Topics Q&A

Introducing the new "Trending Topics Q & A". A format that we will be disseminating in the future, from time to time, to address current topics. The Q & A's will feature Bishops and USCCB staff experts. Along with our continued news releases and media advisories, we hope you will find this new Q & A format to be a helpful source of information as well as quote resource. Learn More 

Public Affairs Resources

Media are encouraged to contact Public Affairs for resources.

  • Handouts
  • Tutorials
  • Best Practices