June 27, 2013 Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, Bishop John Brungardt of Dodge City, Bishop Edward Weisenburger of Salina, and Monsignor Robert Hemberger, Diocesan Administrator of Wichita, issued the following statement today in response to the United States Supreme Court decisions in United States v. Windsorand Hollingsworth v. Perry: In one of …
June 27, 2013 The Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform legislation 68-32. The legislation faces a very uncertain future in the House.
June 26, 2013 In two landmark decisions, the US Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and appears to have allowed same-sex marriages to resume in California. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops decried the rulings as mistaken and a “tragic day for marriage and our nation.”