The current Committee serves from November 2021 to November 2024 and is chaired by Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington.

The Committee


Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge
Chairman, Bishop of Arlington

Most Reverend Mark E. Brennan
Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

Most Reverend Robert D. Gruss
Bishop of Saginaw

Most Reverend Stephen D. Parkes
Bishop of Savannah

Most Reverend David A. Zubik
Bishop of Pittsburgh

Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda
Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Most Reverend Donald J. Hying
Bishop of Madison

Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas
Bishop of Toledo



Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann
Archbishop of Kansas City, KS

Most Reverend Shelton J. Fabre                      Archbishop of Louisville

Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan
Bishop of Brooklyn

Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane
Bishop of Venice in Florida

Most Reverend Daniel H. Mueggenborg
Bishop of Reno

Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted
Bishop of Phoenix

Most Reverend Joe S. Vasquez
Bishop of Austin



Helen Alvaré, Esq.
Law Professor, George Mason University School of Law

Carl Anderson
Past Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus

Sean Caine
Principal, Caine Communications

Mother Agnes Mary Donovan, S.V.
Mother Superior, Sisters of Life

Astrid Bennett Gutiérrez
Executive Director, Los Angeles Pregnancy Services

Margaret H. Hartshorn, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board, Heartbeat International

Patrick E. Kelly
Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus

Jenny Kraska
Executive Director, Maryland Catholic Conference

Marianne Luthin
Director, Pro Life/Project Rachel Office, Archdiocese of Boston

Jeanne Mancini
President, March for Life Education and Defense Fund

Joseph Meaney, Ph.D.
President, National Catholic Bioethics Center

Kathleen Raviele, MD
Catholic Medical Association

O. Carter Snead
Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Notre Dame


Staff - Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities

Tom Grenchik, Executive Director
Robert Vega, Director of Public Policy
Mary McClusky, Assistant Director for Project Rachel Ministry Development
Anne Ferreira, Assistant Director for Education and Outreach
Katherine Talalas, Assistant Director for Pro-Life Communications
Kimberly Baker, Programs and Projects Coordinator
Denisha Lafleur, Executive Assistant
Maria Zalot, Program Associate for Internal Communications
Caitlyn Woodham, Program Associate for External Communications