WHO WE ARE

The Conference includes the bishops of Archdiocese of Hartford, Diocese of Bridgeport, Diocese of Norwich, Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford.

WHAT WE DO

We are a unified Catholic voice that can clearly enunciate the Church’s values to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government.

WHERE WE WORK

The Connecticut Catholic Conference is the public policy and advocacy office of the Catholic Bishops in the State of Connecticut.

   Catholic Teaching on Racism in Our Country

The issue of racism is prominent in the current discourse about our nation and the call for equality and respect. On November 14, 2018, long before the current social crisis, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops realized a pastoral letter on racism.

We encourage you to read Open Wide Our Hearts -the enduring call to love.

 U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Cases Impacting Religious Freedom

  The United States Supreme Court ruled on two cases in July that will directly impact religious freedom nationwide. The two cases, Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, are clearly beneficial to religious organizations. Click here to read more

Funding of Abortions Through the Federal CARES Act Questioned   

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Bishop Chairmen Urge FDA to Develop Ethical Vaccine for COVID-19

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Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Statement on Vaccination – Religious Exemption Issue

January 28, 2020

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               Connecticut General Assembly 2020 Session

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       Due to the National Health Emergency the 2020 Session has been cancelled. The General Assembly is expected to reconvene in a Special Session later in the year.

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The Connecticut Catholic Conference is the public policy office of the Catholic Church in Connecticut. The Conference is the vehicle for speaking with a united voice and for acting with joint effort and resources in promoting the good of the Church and its members, as well as the common good of all the citizens of the State.

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