We are grateful that the importance of religious liberty was recognized today by the Arizona Supreme Court in the case of Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Phoenix.
Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference Statement on Tuition Relief for Undocumented Students at Public Universities
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) applaud today’s action by the Board of Regents that will provide tuition relief for more Arizona high school graduates who are undocumented immigrants and are seeking to enroll in our public universities. Today’s action allows these students, as well as other Arizona high school graduates who have
Arizona Catholic Conference 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2019 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference Session Overview On May 28th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die after spending 134 days in session. In total, more than 1,300 pieces of legislation were introduced with just over 300 of them set to become law. Fortunately, some very significant bills supported
Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops Statement Regarding Asylum Seekers at the U.S. Border
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference wish to express their solidarity with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops statement dated November 14, 2018 regarding protection for the children and families from Central America arriving at the U.S./ Mexico border.
ACC 2018 Voter’s Guide is Now Available
In order to better educate voters the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) has released its 2018 Voter’s Guide. Click here for the ACC Voter’s Guide The ACC Voter’s Guide is meant solely to provide an important educational tool containing unbiased information on the upcoming elections. Included on the ACC Voter’s Guide are races covering the: U.S.
Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Supporting Proposition 305 and Quality Education Choices for All Children
(Download as a PDF) Arizona’s children are perhaps our most important natural resource. It is, therefore, appropriate that families and communities make tremendous sacrifices so that our children are able to achieve their maximum potential. We all want our children to succeed and agree that providing a quality education is absolutely essential. Toward this end,
Declaración de los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona sobre el Apoyo a la Proposición 305 y a las Opciones de Calidad en Educación para Todos los Niños
(Descargar como un PDF) Los niños de Arizona son quizá nuestro recurso natural más importante. Por lo tanto, es apropiado que las familias y las comunidades hagan enormes sacrificios para que nuestros niños puedan alcanzar su máximo potencial. Todos queremos que nuestros hijos tengan éxito y estamos de acuerdo en que proporcionar una educación de
Statement from the Arizona Catholic Conference on the Passing of Sen. John McCain
John McCain is an American hero who served his country with the utmost admiration in both the Navy and the U.S. Senate. His patriotism and dedicated service will long be remembered for generations to come.
Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Religious Liberty Decision by the Supreme Court
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference stand in solidarity with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on religious liberty.
Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Separating Families at the Border
(Download as a PDF) The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference wish to again express our continued solidarity with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) about the critical need to protect immigrant children and families seeking safety from violence by keeping them together. Many of those coming to our borders are fleeing starvation,
Arizona Catholic Conference 2018 Legislative Wrap-Up
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2018 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference Session Overview On May 4th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die after spending 116 days in session. In total, more than 1,300 pieces of legislation were introduced with just over 300 of them set to become law. Of particular note is the fact
Statement of Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger Bishop of Tucson
Download as a PDF Yesterday’s (April 23) deeply troubling jury decision related to the Border Patrol agent stationed in the Nogales area, who fired multiple shots across our border with Mexico, killing a 16-year-old boy on October 10, 2012, raises serious issues of justice and accountability. While we are privileged to live in a nation
Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Abortion Reporting Law Being Signed Into Law
Download as a PDF The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) are grateful for the passage of an important pro-life bill (SB 1394) that was sponsored by Senator Nancy Barto and signed into law today by Governor Doug Ducey. SB 1394 will enhance Arizona’s existing abortion reporting law by allowing for the collection of
Declaración de Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona Sobre la Ley de Informes de Aborto que Entra En Vigor
Download as a PDF Los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona (ACC, por sus siglas en inglés) están agradecidos por la aprobación de un importante proyecto de ley pro-vida (SB 1394) patrocinado por la Senadora Nancy Barto y firmado hoy por el Gobernador Doug Ducey. La SB 1394 mejorará la existente ley de Arizona
Arizona and New Mexico Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Youth
The Catholic Bishops of Arizona and New Mexico reiterate our strong and unwavering support for DACA youth so they do not have to live in fear of deportation.
Declaración de los Obispos Católicos de Arizona y Nuevo Mexico sobre Acción Deferida para Llegados desde Niños (DACA)
En vista de la creciente tensión y especulación sobre el futuro de la Acción Deferida para los Llegados desde Niños (DACA), los Obispos Católicos de Arizona y Nuevo Mexico quieren reiterar su sólido y comprometido apoyo para los jóvenes de DACA, para que no vivan en miedo de ser deportados. Estos jóvenes entraron al país como niños y deben tener la oportunidad de quedarse en nuestro país para ser educados aquí y tener la oportunidad de ejercer sus dones en beneficio de nuestra nación.
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