Recent Updates

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated Tuesday, June 27 to honor six priests...
Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes in Rome,...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments for the...

Calendar of Events

June 27
2017 Priest Jubilarian Mass
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock
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Statements and Letters

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The following is a collection of the recent statements and letters from Bishop Anthony B. Taylor. For more information, visit or contact the Office of the Bishop.

Bishop appeals to governor to halt executions — March 2, 2017


Bishop addresses recent executive actions by President Donald Trump — Jan. 29, 2017

Bishop addresses presidential election results — Nov. 11, 2016

Diocese reports sexual abuse by ex-priest — Sept. 4, 2016

Bishop releases letter about the death of his mother — April 26, 2016

Bishop addresses seminarian dismissal — Dec. 3, 2015

Bishop Taylor addresses changes to annulment process — Sept. 10, 2015

Bishop Taylor addresses abolishing the death penalty in Arkansas — Sept. 4, 2015

Bishop clarifies absolution for sin of abortion — Sept. 3, 2015

Bishop Taylor addresses Ashley Madison data breach — Aug. 30, 2015

Bishop addresses Planned Parenthood videos — Aug. 6, 2015

Bishop addresses Supreme Court decision requiring licensing of same-sex marriages — July 1, 2015

Bishop addresses Arkansas Religious Freedom Restoration Act — April 3, 2015

Statement about executive order on immigration — Nov. 21, 2014

Response to amicus brief filing — Oct. 3, 2014

Amicus Brief to Arkansas Supreme Court — Sept. 15, 2014

Motion for Leave to File the Amicus Brief — Sept. 15, 2014

Statement on humanitarian crisis at U.S. southern border — July 25, 2014

Statement on same-sex marriage in Arkansas — May 12, 2014

Bishop seeks clarification from Vatican on QualChoice — April 30, 2014

Private option insurance for state’s poor necessary — Feb. 4, 2014

Letter to Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform — Sept. 3, 2013

Recent Updates

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated Tuesday, June 27 to honor six priests...
Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes in Rome,...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments for the...

Calendar of Events

June 27
2017 Priest Jubilarian Mass
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock