The 2023 Legislative Session has begun.
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General Assembly committees proposing two very controversial pieces of Legislation.
SB 1076 Legalization of Physician Assisted Suicide
HB 6618 Taxpayer funding of abortions for out-of-state women
Click here to go to our political action website to find out more details on these pieces of legislation and what you can do to help stop them from becoming law in our state.
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
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 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 .
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Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Pastoral Letter entitled “Respect Life Month” 2020 and the 25th Anniversary of “The Gospel of Life”
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 [...]
Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Statement On Immigration Controversy
“In recent decades U.S. governments led by both of our major parties have fallen woefully short of enacting immigration reform and of honoring the basic humanity of migrants and refugees… We urge everyone to work and pray for a better [...]
Connecticut Catholic Bishops Release Message Affirming Life 2019
following passage of abortion law in New York CT Bishops Statement