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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Arizona Republic: ‘What if Arizona repealed the death penalty?’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asked by The Arizona Republic to weigh in on the use of the death penalty, responding to the question: “What if Arizona repealed the death penalty?”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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Apr

19

Bishops encourage all to speak up about immigration legislation now – (4/19/13)

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Comprehensive immigration reform, so needed, has remained elusive for years now. The pattern of past debates is clear. Immediately, sides form and positions harden. Emotions flare and disagreements persist; gridlock sets in. Politicians lose their nerve, become cautious and step back. We have been there several times already since President Reagan signed a legalization bill […]

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Oct

2

Arizona Catholic Conference Voters Guide 2012 – (10/2/12)

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The Arizona Catholic Conference 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.

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Sep

19

Arizona Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Federal Court Lifting SB 1070 Injunction – (9/19/12)

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Read the statement in English and in Spanish.

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