AUSTIN — Texas’ new “heartbeat” law adds to a growing network of support for pregnant mothers and their families, the bishops of Texas said in a statement released Sept. 3. The full statement follows. This week in Texas a law protecting the unborn from abortion, once a heartbeat is detected, went into effect. For the…

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AUSTIN – The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) congratulates the Texas House and Senate for passage of SB 4, the Chemical Abortion Safety Protocol. The bill, which protects the health and safety of women by ensuring the FDA regulations for chemical abortion are codified in Texas statute, is now ready for Governor Greg Abbott’s…

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The bishops of Texas issued the following statement regarding the situation in Texas predicated by winter storms: We are grateful for the outpouring of concern from around the world for all who have been affected by the severe weather conditions in Texas. The generosity of Texans who are reaching out to help their neighbors, even…

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Victoria, Dallas dioceses’ teachers honored as Teachers of the Year Dr. Diana Torres Rivera, who teaches at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in Dallas, and Donna Kunz, a faculty member at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Schulenburg, have been tapped by the Texas Catholic Conference Bishops as the 2021 High School Teacher of the…

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Human Life Protection Act and Texas Chemical Abortion Safety Protocol bill provide protection for unborn Texans and expectant mothers MEDIA RELEASE JANUARY 22, 2021 AUSTIN — On this tragic anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) has endorsed two major pro-life bills which have bipartisan support in the…

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In a time of economic hardship, Consumer Bureau goes to bat for predatory lenders AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Fair Lending Alliance, an alliance of more than 60 nonprofit organizations across Texas, and Texas Faith Leaders 4 Fair Lending, a coalition of hundreds of faith leaders led by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops and the…

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