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2020 ELECTION NEWS

As Catholics, we are encouraged to exercise our right to vote for the sake of the common good. 

  • California Ballot Propositions
  • Bishops' Recommendations
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Vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics and Safety and Election News
How the criminal justice system would roll back with Prop 20, the Center for Genetics and Society against Prop 14; ensuring a COVID-19 vaccine’s safety and an election novena in this week’s Insights.

LATEST NEWS

 

Vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics and Safety and Election News
How the criminal justice system would roll back with Prop 20, the Center for Genetics and Society against Prop 14; ensuring a COVID-19 vaccine’s safety and an election novena in this week’s Insights.
St. Junipero Serra & California Missions

From 1769 to 1784, Franciscan missionary Father Junípero Serra traveled up and down California, founding the first nine of California’s 21 missions. Nearly 250 years after Fr. Junípero Serra planted the seeds of Christianity in Alta California, 19 of California’s 21 missions still serve as active Catholic communities and places of worship to serve the religious needs of thousands of Californians.

  • Compendium

    Concerned with the well being of all people and their common good, the Church’s social teachings lay out what is necessary to live a dignified human life in today's world and our joint responsibility to each other to make that happen.

    The social teachings provide principles for reflection, criteria for judgment and guidelines for action.

    Examine the common themes or read the social encyclicals of last 120 years.

  • 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.

  • world in hands

    Cherishing the many natural blessings of the Golden State while expressing growing concern with escalating threats to our world, the Catholic Bishops of California have issued a pastoral statement calling on all people to “contribute to the ecological well-being of our state.”