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A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Texas Catholic Voice July 2022

July 27, 2022

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Supporting women and their families … Resources for prison ministry … Execution stayed, another upcoming … And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director On Tuesday, July 26, the Supreme Court issued the final judgement in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and one day later…

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Texas Catholic Voice June 2022

June 30, 2022

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Praising God for lives saved … Migrant deaths mourned … Upcoming execution … And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director Since the Supreme Court issued its opinion last Friday that overturned Roe V. Wade, we have celebrated the countless lives that will be saved in…

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Texas bishops grateful for overturn of Roe v Wade

June 24, 2022

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops issued the following statement on the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding Dobbs v Jackson: We celebrate with grateful hearts the historic decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn Roe v. Wade. The state of Texas will again have the ability…

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Texas Catholic Voice May 2022

May 26, 2022

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Uvalde and common sense gun control … Religious Freedom Week … School choice … And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director After the horrific school shooting in Uvalde, composing a newsletter to share an update about the various initiatives we have been working on feels…

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Bishops mourn Uvalde victims of school shooting

May 25, 2022

AUSTIN — The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops issued the following statement regarding the killings at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 24: The bishops of Texas mourn for the community of Uvalde and join Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller in asking God to have mercy on our children, families, and communities. We pray for…

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Public comment response to Rep. Matt Krause request

May 18, 2022

Jennifer Carr Allmon, executive director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, has written Attorney General Ken Paxton in response to an inquiry filed by Rep. Matt Krause. On behalf of the bishops of Texas, Allmon responds to Rep. Krause’s question of “Whether the federal government has failed to uphold its obligations to protect Texas…

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Texas Catholic Voice April 2022

April 28, 2022

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Preserving life, even on death row … Access to interim hearings … NCEA report … And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director During the Easter season while we rejoice in Christ’s triumph over death, the TCCB has been advocating for clemency in two death penalty…

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Texas bishops thankful Melissa Lucio’s execution is stayed

April 25, 2022

AUSTIN – The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops thank and commend the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for intervening at this late hour to spare the life of Melissa Lucio, a mother of 14 and a grandmother, who was scheduled for execution on April 27. Their full statement follows: Since her imprisonment 14 years ago…

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Texas bishops find execution of 78-year-old ‘an act of vengeance’

April 21, 2022

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops issued the following statement regarding the execution of Carl Buntion on April 21: Carl Buntion, 78, was one of the oldest death row residents. Having spent almost half of his life in the harsh conditions of Texas’ prisons, he was an elderly, infirm man suffering from multiple chronic health…

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Texas Catholic Voice March 2022

March 30, 2022

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Bishops support SCOTUS ruling … Statements on wildfires, Ukraine, Melissa Lucio … Vote in primary runoffs … Support for foster care youth … And more! The bishops met at the Mexican American Catholic College in San Antonio on March 21. MACC was founded by the Texas Catholic…

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