News & Information
“In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rulings striking down unreasonable restrictions on indoor public worship and the issuance of new guidelines by Governor Newsom removing legal mandates restricting worship, the Catholic Bishops of California remain committed to the complete resumption of indoor worship in a responsible and safe manner."
The webinar discussing the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine; marking National Crime Victims' Rights Week; Child Abuse Prevention Month and the USCCB's statement on the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border in this week's Insights.
The bishops along the border of the United States and Northern Mexico have issued a joint statement on the situation at the border of the two countries.
Following the recent tragic shootings in the Atlanta area this past week and the dialogue that has been ignited about other reported incidents of aggression against people of Asian descent, several bishops have publicly denounced the violent attacks.
The aftermath of hurricanes and other natural disasters, and civil unrest in Central America has created a surge in the number of migrants crossing the U.S. – Mexico border, with an especially alarming number of unaccompanied children entering the U.S.
Physician-Assisted suicide bill aims to remove abuse "safeguards," asking Congress to oppose the Equality Act, and promoting justice at the California Catholic Conference in this week's Insights.
Senate Bill 380 proposed by Senator Susan Eggman (D-Stockton), an author of the End of Life Option Act law, is attempting to remove many of the purported “safeguards” supporters touted in the 2015 End of Life Option Act.
by Edward ‘Ned’ Dolejsi, Interim Executive Director This is the second article in a series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the California Catholic Conference.
Working on funding for the CalFresh Outreach Program; a bill that aims to declare religious services "essential"; increased vaccine availability; the year of St. Joseph and prayer for Pope Francis' visit to Iraq in this week's Insights.
SB397 (Jones, R-San Diego) would amend the California Emergency Services Act to declare religious services as “essential” and prevent state or local governments from interfering in the free exercise of religion.