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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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A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of California on Caring for those who Suffer from Mental Illness Addressed to All Catholics and People of Goodwill 

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Catholics live out the Gospel message by serving others in a variety of ways - from direct service to advocacy.  Unique ministries in California bring hope to thousands.

Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts

As Hurricane Dorian begins to hit the Bahamas and the East Coast, several dioceses have begun to accept donations for hurricane relief efforts. Catholic Charities USA has also begun to accept donations and will be dispersing the funds to local agencies on the ground assisting those affected by this storm.

Below is a list of the dioceses who are accepting funds:

Archdiocese of Nassau

Archdiocese of Miami (includes Bahama Relief Efforts)

Catholic Charities USA (On-going Hurricane Relief Efforts)

Catholic Relief Services

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Our Common Home

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Protect Our Common Home

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.”

In God Calls Us All to Care for Our Common Home, the Bishops challenge the people of California to appreciate the beauty of the state and to apply – both individually and collectively – the teachings of Laudato Si’  in safeguarding our natural gifts.

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