USCCB Pro-Life Chair Reflects on Advocacy Amid Gains and Setbacks

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-life Activities took some time before the march got underway to speak with OSV about the continued importance of the March for Life a year and a half out from the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health which overturned Roe v. Wade and sent abortion policy back to the states.

Bishops Rebuke House Dems for Citing Faith in Defense of Abortion Rights

After more than 30 Catholic Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives recently claimed the tenets of the faith “compel” them to defend abortion rights, multiple U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee chairmen have jointly rejected the argument, saying their rationale is “wrong and incoherent.”