News Releases

May 12, 2022

New York State Bishops Release Major New Statement on Abortion

The Catholic Bishops of New York State have released a major new statement on abortion as they anticipate the looming Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, and “the gathering societal unrest over the issue of abortion.”

May 10, 2022

Statement on Gov. Hochul Using $35 Million in Taxpayer Funds to Increase Abortions in NYS

“Governor Hochul’s announcement that she is going to immediately redirect $35 million in taxpayer dollars to enable abortion clinics to expand their capacity to perform even more abortions is a grave misuse of state resources and an insult to millions of pro-life New Yorkers. Inviting women from out of state to come here to abort.

May 9, 2022

Statement on So-Called ‘Abortion Access Fund’

Following is a statement from Kristen E. Curran, director of government relations for the New York State Catholic Conference, on a proposal by Attorney General Letitia James and state lawmakers to create a fund to pay for abortions for out-of-state residents who come to New York for the procedure.