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Because We Are Catholic


Explore how Catholics around the Golden State are modeling mercy, encoutering those on the margins and living out the Gospel.  Learn ways you can get involved as you live out the works of mercy. 

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Faithful Citizenship

How do we fulfill our moral and ethical obligation as faithful citizens?  Materials approved for use in parishes from the California Catholic Conference and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. 

Learn the Issues

Join the Network

Together, our voices will be heard. Join with thousands of our members who are standing up for life and dignity.  It's simple and effective.  Be a voice for life & dignity in California, the nation and the world.

Students from around California studied the issues and legislative process, then traveled to Sacramento to advocate with their elected representatives. 

Funding the Abortion Industry

Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry receive millions of tax dollars but the funding carefully obscured.  But funding is only the start of the special treatment received by the industry. This three part series examines Federal and State funding of abortion and also takes a look at the special treatment the industry  given it under state law.  With a new majority in Washington, not only must funding be addressed but also the protection of individuals and institutions that object to abortion must be solidified.

Writings of Pope Francis

A selection of the writings from His Holiness examine the challenges facing families, our role in promoting human development while caring for our common home and what it means to evangelize in today's world.

Laudato Si (Praise Be) - Environment

Amoris Laetitia - On Love in the Family

Evangelii Gaudium - Proclaiming the Gospel

Latest News

March 24, 2017
Revised Execution Protocols Deny Chaplains Hours Prior to Execution In an odd and unexplained rule...
March 23, 2017
(En Español) Catholic dioceses in California are offering special prayers and Masses in...
March 20, 2017
The word ‘cultivate’ calls to mind the care which the farmer has for his land in order...
March 20, 2017
In an odd and unexplained rule change proposal, California may ban chaplains from meeting with...
March 17, 2017
CDSS Awards Catholic Charities Additional Grant for Immigration Legal Services The Catholic...


March 24, 2017
Modificaciones a los protocolos para las ejecuciones niegan acceso a capellanes horas antes de las...
March 23, 2017
Las diócesis de California ofrecerán oraciones y misas especiales para conmemorar la...
March 17, 2017
Departamento de Servicios Sociales de California (CDSS) otorga subsidio adicional a Caridades Cat...
March 10, 2017
Se vigilan proyectos de ley de inmigración en CA En respuesta a la atención nacional...
March 3, 2017
Obispos publican declaración cuaresmal enfocada en la inmigración La Conferencia de...