The 2022 session of the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned on May 4th

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 Statement by the Connecticut Catholic Public Affairs Conference Concerning U.S. Supreme Court Decision “Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization”

Today, with the U.S. Supreme Court reversing the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision on the right to abortion, we enter a new era of opportunity and responsibility to safeguard life and protect the most innocent among us. We welcome this historic reversal, which affirms the right to life of an unborn child and we pledge to do all that is possible to support pregnant women who face serious challenges.

Read the full Statement on Supreme Court Roe v Wade Decision

Joint Statement Concerning
Violence Against Pro-Life Organizations Due to Pending Supreme Court Decision Concerning Roe v. Wade

The Connecticut Catholic Conference joined with other organizations to issue a joint statement on concerns about the growing violence against pro-life organizations across the country. They encourage public officials to speak out and condemn these actions before they happen in Connecticut. 

 Click here to read the statement

First Ever CT March for Life a Great Success!!

  Read all about the March

and watch for the announcement of the 2023 date.

Conference Releases Annual Connecticut Abortion Report

   The Conference’s  thirteenth annual abortion report “The State of Abortion in Connecticut” is now available.      The report examines current abortion trends in the state using the most current data available.  Additionally, it provides information on two special topics. The first is an examination of the current abortion laws in Connecticut in light of the current national debate concerning laws in other states, such as Texas and Mississippi.  The second is an update on the impact of the new state law, passed during the 2021 legislative session, aimed at the advertising of pro-life pregnancy care centers.

 Click here to view and print the report

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

The Transgender Movement and its Harm to Youth 

As the acceptance of the self-identification by individuals of their gender identity grows in our society, one group that may suffer irreputable harm are young children. The medical drugs and procedures used in changing a young person, who has not completed the puberty stage of their lives, can cause permanent mental and physical be harm. No matter how you feel on the transgender issue, please read this eye opening article recently published in Commentary magazine. The article was authored by Paul McHugh, University Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University and Gerard V. Bradley, Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame.  Read Article

The Divine Cancel Culture – By his death and resurrection, Christ has purchased our redemption and freed us from our sins

By Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori 4/1/2021

Please read this enlightening article where Archbishop Lori of Baltimore (prior Bishop of the Bridgeport Diocese) compares the current “Cancel Culture” movement to what he calls the “Divine Cancel Culture” movement of Jesus Christ. The differences in the values of each are startling .

Click here to read

Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Pastoral Letter entitled “Respect Life Month” 2020 and the 25th Anniversary of “The Gospel of Life”

November 20th, 2020|

  Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Pastoral Letter entitled “Respect Life Month” 2020 and the 25th Anniversary of “The Gospel of Life” October 18, 2020       The Bishops’ letter addresses the important role Catholic teaching places on the value of [...]

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