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
In order to better educate voters the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) has just released its 2020 Voter’s Guide for the General Election online at www.azcatholicconference.org. CLICK HERE FOR THE ACC VOTER’S GUIDE En Español: Encuesta de candidatos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona 2020 The ACC Voter’s Guide is meant solely to provide an important
(En Español) The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) stand in solidarity with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling and its impact on Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) recipients. We are very much mindful that DACA children were often brought to this country at a
18 de junio de 2020 Los Obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona (ACC, por sus siglas en inglés) se solidarizan con la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos ( en inglés USCCB), con relación al fallo de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos de y su impacto en los beneficiarios de
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
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.
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 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
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.
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.
(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,
(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
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.
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.
(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,