Posts Tagged ‘US Catholic Bishops’ Conference (USCCB)’

Broadening definition of brain death challenged

Monday, July 24th, 2023
definition of brain death

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the National Catholic Bioethics Center have raised concerns over a potential rewriting of US law that could broaden the definition of brain death. At the heart of the matter is the Uniform Determination of Death Act, initially proposed by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) in 1981. Read more

Catholic politicians’ “worthiness to receive Communion” scrutinised

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

A proposed paper about US Catholic politicians’ “worthiness to receive Communion” if they support legislation permitting abortion, euthanasia or other moral evils has had some advice from the Vatican. US Catholic Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) president Archbishop José Gomez wrote to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) in March, explaining the USCCB Read more