Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference offer guidance as early voting begins October 12 Watch a video from the bishops Prop 308 Arizona has long been known as a place of tremendous growth and opportunity. We come from many different backgrounds and share a common desire that our children will also be able to
Los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona ofrecen orientación ya que la votación temprana comienza el 12 de octubre Vea un video de los obispos Propuesta 308 Por mucho tiempo, Arizona ha sido conocido como un lugar de gran crecimiento y oportunidad. Venimos de distintos antecedentes y compartimos un deseo común de
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2022 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP Session Overview After spending 166 days in session, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die on June 25th. In total, over 2,000 pieces of legislation were introduced with over 300 of them now set to become law. Several significant bills supported by the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) were thankfully passed into
July 07, 2022| PDF The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) are thankful that significant legislation to expand school choice (HB 2853) was signed by Governor Doug Ducey today. We strongly support a quality education for all children in Arizona and believe it is best to have good district schools, charter schools, private
Julio 07, 2022| PDF Los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona (ACC) agradecen que una legislación significativa para expandir opciones escolares (HB 2853) fue firmada hoy por el gobernador Doug Ducey. Firmemente apoyamos una educación de calidad para todos los niños en Arizona y creemos que es mejor tener buenos distritos escolares, escuelas
July 07, 2022| PDF The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) are grateful that Governor Doug Ducey has signed HB 2693 into law. HB 2693 increases the amount of tax credits that donors can receive for making contributions to qualifying charitable organizations serving the poor and assisting children in foster care. These organizations
Julio 07, 2022| PDF Los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona (ACC) agradecen que el gobernador Doug Ducey haya firmado la ley HB 2693. La ley HB 2693 incrementa la cantidad de créditos fiscales que los donadores pueden recibir por hacer contribuciones a organizaciones benéficas que califiquen, que sirven a los pobres y
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2021 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference Session Overview After one of the longest sessions in history, the Arizona Legislature finally adjourned sine die on June 30th after spending 171 days in session. In total, approximately 1,900 pieces of legislation were introduced with over 400 of them now set to
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference reflect on Catholic Social Teaching in light of the 2020 Election.
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE BISHOPS’ STATEMENT OPPOSING THE LEGALIZATION OF RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 207 Consistent with our long-standing position, the Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference remain opposed to the current initiative (Proposition 207) to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona. While we are concerned for several reasons, our opposition is
DECLARACIÓN DE LOS OBISPOS DE LA CONFERENCIA CATÓLICA DE ARIZONA QUE SE OPONEN A LA LEGALIZACIÓN DE LA MARIHUANA RECREATIVA Vote No en la Proposición 207 De acuerdo con nuestra posición de siempre, los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona nos seguimos oponiendo a la iniciativa actual de legalizar el uso recreativo de la
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE2020 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron JohnsonArizona Catholic Conference Session Overview The 2020 Arizona Legislative Session has been called both the busiest and the slowest legislative session in Arizona history. Without a doubt, it was the most unusual session. Before adjourning sine die on May 26th, the session was already famous for having the most pieces
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
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ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE BISHOPS’ STATEMENT OPPOSING THE LEGALIZATION OF RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA June 30, 2016 The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference oppose the campaign to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona because it is harmful to both children and families in Arizona. Legalizing the recreational use of marijuana sends a message to children
ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2016 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference Arizona Catholic Conference Has a Very Successful Legislative Session On May 7th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die at 5:45 a.m. after spending 117 days in session. In total, almost 1,400 pieces of legislation were introduced with just over 400 of them becoming