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Jan

23

Legislative Update – (1/23/15)

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ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE (01/23/15) Governor Ducey to Speak at Catholic Schools Rally!  The Thirteenth Annual Catholic Schools Rally will be held on the lawn in front of the Arizona House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 28th from noon until 1:00 p.m. You are encouraged to join the Catholic Bishops and nearly 1,000 students, […]

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Jan

16

Legislative Update – (1/16/15)

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ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE (01/16/15)  Happy New Year!  The 2015 legislative session began earlier this week on Monday, January 12th. There are a number of new elected officials this year, including a new Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and a new Speaker of the House, to name a few. […]

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Oct

17

Arizona Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Decision Overturning Marriage Amendment

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ARIZONA CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ STATEMENT ON DECISION OVERTURNING MARRIAGE AMENDMENT  October 17, 2014 A recent court ruling has overturned Arizona’s law defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. Today’s action overturns the will of Arizona voters and reflects a misunderstanding of the institution of marriage. For centuries, marriage has been recognized as […]

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Oct

9

Arizona Catholic Conference Voters Guide 2014 (General Election)

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The Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) is the public policy arm of the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson, the Diocese of Gallup, and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix. The ACC is a non-partisan entity and does not endorse any candidates. Download a PDF version of the Arizona Catholic Conference Voters […]

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Jul

29

Arizona Catholic Conference Voters Guide 2014 (Primary Election)

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The Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) is the public policy arm of the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson, the Diocese of Gallup, and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix. The ACC is a non-partisan entity and does not endorse any candidates. The ACC Voter’s Guide is meant solely to provide […]

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Jun

30

USCCB Statement on Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” Decision – (6/30/14)

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  To read the USCCB statement on Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” decision click here.

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May

15

Arizona Republic: ‘What if Arizona repealed the death penalty?’

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Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted was recently asked by The Arizona Republic to weigh in on the use of the death penalty, responding to the question: “What if Arizona repealed the death penalty?”

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May

14

Arizona Catholic Conference 2014 Legislative Wrap-Up – (5/13/14)

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ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2014 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference  Pro-Life and Conscience Battles Continue  On April 24th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die at 1:46 a.m. after spending 101 days in session. Like last year, the number of bills introduced was somewhat lower than normal with just over 1,300 pieces of legislation […]

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Sep

9

Bishops Urge Congress to Seek Non-Violent Solutions in Syria – (9/9/13)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: Ron Johnson, Executive Director   Arizona’s Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Seek Non-Violent Solutions in Syria  PHOENIX (Sept. 9, 2013) — The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference have written to Arizona’s congressional delegation expressing their concern over potential military actions in Syria. The Arizona bishops urged them not to resort to […]

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Jul

1

Arizona Catholic Conference 2013 Legislative Wrap-Up – (7/1/13)

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ARIZONA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 2013 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP  By Ron Johnson Arizona Catholic Conference    Governor Brewer Signs Significant Bills Helping the Poor On June 14th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die at 12:59 a.m. after spending 151 days in session. While there were fewer bills introduced this year than usual, the legislative session still went long […]

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