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Bishops to Celebrate Red Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 24

January 20, 2017 | Posted in News/Updates

Tuesday, January 24, at 5:30 PM in Assumption Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas’ four Catholic bishops will celebrate a Mass of special intention for Catholics serving in state government.  This votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, or “Red Mass,” has become an annual tradition, and all are invited to attend. Read More >>

RALLY PARKING, GENERAL INFO

February 3, 2016 | Posted in News/Updates

FREE PARKING Lot #4: Free parking will be available in LOT #4 despite the fact that Lot #4 is normally permit parking.  Lot #4 is across the street from the Capitol complex near the Judicial Center.  On the map Lot #4 can be found between Topeka Blvd. & Harrison St., and 11th & 12th Streets.  […] Read More >>

2013 Fortnight for Freedom: June 21 – July 4 The U.S. bishops have called for a Fortnight for Freedom, a two-week period of prayer and action, to address many current challenges to religious liberty, including the August 1, 2013 deadline for religious organizations to comply with the HHS mandate and Supreme Court rulings that could […] Read More >>

School Choice – HB 2400/SB 22

HB 2400/SB 22 would establish the corporate education tax credit scholarship program.  Corporate donors would be able to contribute to scholarship granting nonprofit organizations, which would then use those private funds to provide scholarships to students wishing to attend private schools, including Catholic schools.  The corporation would then get a tax credit.  This bill does […] Read More >>

Preservation of Religious Freedom Act – HB 2203

The Kansas Preservation of Religious Freedom Act would protect religious individuals and institutions from government coercion that would force them to violate their religious beliefs.  Freedom of religion should not be reduced to a mere freedom to worship in private.  Instead, it should mean the freedom for people to live their faith as a full […] Read More >>

Civil Rights for the Unborn – SB 142

SB 142 would: Allow civil suits on behalf of the wrongful death of an unborn child throughout gestation, not just after “viability.”  Kansas already allows criminal prosecution for injury to, or death of, the unborn during crimes committed against the mother; Ban any “wrongful birth” lawsuits claiming damages for a disabled child that “would have […] Read More >>

Ban on Sex-Slection Abortions – SB 141

SB 141 would prohibit abortions performed solely because of the gender of the unborn child. Kansas Catholic Conference testimony SB 141 bill text Status: SB 141 was rolled into HB 2253, which has been signed into law. 03/25/2013 Approved by House Federal and State Affairs Committee 03/21/2013 Hearing in House Federal and State Affairs Committee […] Read More >>