Joseph E. Kurtz

Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. is the archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). As president, Archbishop Kurtz serves on the executive and administrative committees of the USCCB. Archbishop Kurtz also served as vice president of the USCCB from 2010-2013. He served as bishop of Knoxville, Tennessee from 1999-2007 before being appointed to Louisville. Kurtz earned bachelor and master of divinity degrees from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and a master’s degree in social work from the Marywood School of Social Work in Scranton. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Allentown (Pennsylvania) in 1972. Follow him on Twitter @ArchbishopKurtz.

Stories by Joseph E. Kurtz

Will the Owners of Hobby Lobby Have to Check Their Faith at Their Own Door?

Why the government should remember that faith is good for business.