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The California Catholic Conference (CCC)

is the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in California.  We advocate with policy makers and the public to advance the Catholic vision of human life and dignity, the good society, and concern for those who are poor and vulnerable.  We educate Catholics and the general public.  We empower Catholics to put their faith into action consistent with Catholic teaching.

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June 26, 2015
26 de Junio de 2015, Tomo 8, No 24 Proyecto de ley sobre el Suicidio Asistido encuentra obst...
June 19, 2015
Papa invita al mundo a dialogar sobre nuestra casa común y su futuro ecológico En...
June 12, 2015
El Gobernador y la Legislatura tendrán discusión sobre el presupuesto El presupuesto...
June 5, 2015
Ignorando las pruebas, Senado de California aprueba el suicidio asistido Al hacerlo, los Senadores...
June 2, 2015
Reflexiones en torno a la ley SB 128 sobre el suicidio asistido por un médico Colaborador...
May 18, 2015
Legisladores escuchan a los promotores católicos hablar sobre los temas de la vida y la...
May 8, 2015
Continúan medidas sobre proyectos de ley de la Jornada de la Propugnación Cató...
March 27, 2015
Poco después de que mi esposa había dado a luz a nuestro primer hijo, lo sostuve en...
March 6, 2015
Avance legislativo para el 2015 Un aluvión de proyectos de ley ha llegado a la Legislatura...
March 2, 2015
La Iglesia católica ha sido una defensora incansable de la institución del matrimonio...

Physician-Assisted Suicide

The Art of Being Well While Dying

According to leading experts in the newly formed medical specialty of palliative care, there is definitely an art to dying, a way to die well. This art, when practiced while alive and well, enables a patient to seamlessly, effortlessly, and spiritually make the transition to the next part of his or her journey.

Learn More: Physician-Assisted Suicide.

Latest News

July 7, 2015
Sacramento, CA - The No On SB 128/Californians Against Assisted Suicide coalition issued the...
July 7, 2015
Statement from the Executive Director of the California Catholic Conference, Ned Dolejsi regarding...
July 2, 2015
Many of us will be enjoying a well-deserved three-day weekend so this edition of Public Policy...
July 1, 2015
On June 25, the U. S. Supreme Court by a vote of 6-3 ruled that insurance subsidies created by the...
July 1, 2015
In a 5-4 decision released at the close of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court required all 50 states...
June 29, 2015
Bishop Jaime Soto – Diocese of Sacramento All Americans deserve respect for their human...
June 26, 2015
Assisted-Suicide Bill Hits Roadblocks in CA Assembly Authors of a bill aimed at legalizing...
June 19, 2015
Pope Invites World to Dialogue about Our Common Home and Its Ecological Future In Laudato Si, a...