We support policies and services that assist pregnant women to make life-affirming choices. We advocate for restrictions on the practice and public funding of abortion. We support stem cell research that does not destroy or clone human embryos. We support patient-focused, quality end-of-life care and oppose legalizing assisted suicide. We oppose the use of the death penalty.
Reverence For Life
Reading the December California Future of Abortion Council report was a sobering moment for us.
The Bishops of CA commit to a vision that honors women with life-affirming support and practical resources so that all families can thrive
The California Catholic Conference (CCC) is pleased to announce that Molly C. Sheahan has joined the Conference as Associate Director for Respect Life.
Learn More About Reverence for Life
End of Life
- To Live Each Day with Dignity
- Death With Dignity and the Gift of Palliative Care
- USCCB Physcian-Assisted Suicide Page
Letters & Statements
Stem Cell Research
Life Issues Forum
For on-going information on Respect Life issues, read the Life Issues Forum bi-weekly columns from the USCCB. (Click here.)