U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Local News
6:40 am
Tue December 3, 2013

ACLU Sues, Claiming Catholic Hospitals Put Women At Risk

Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis prays at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting in Baltimore on Nov. 12.
Patrick Semansky AP

Originally published on Mon December 2, 2013 7:50 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union has decided to go directly to the source of its unhappiness with the way women are treated in Catholic hospitals. It's suing the nation's Catholic bishops.

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Local News
3:32 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Louisville Archbishop Expects a 'Steady Pace' With National, Local Duties

Rick Howlett

Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he doesn’t expect to have any difficulties balancing his new role as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with his leadership of the archdiocese.

Kurtz was back in Louisville and meeting with local reporters Friday morning.   He was elected to a three- year term as president of the national group on Tuesday in Baltimore.

The 67 year old Kurtz says the job will require extensive travel, but he’ll be able to do a lot of work online from Louisville and will “keep a steady pace” fulfilling his local duties.

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