The Issues

Protecting Human Life

It is the unchanging, and unchangeable, teaching of the Catholic Church that human life is intrinsically valuable and should be... Read more >

Recent: Governor Signs Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

Religious Liberty

Religious freedom is our “First Freedom,” the most cherished guarantee in the Bill of Rights. The expansive understanding of religious... Read more >

Recent: Kansas Senate Passes Campus Religious Freedom Bill

Marriage & the Family

Pope John Paul II described the family as the fundamental unit of society, and at the heart of the family... Read more >

Recent: Kansas Bishops Release Statement on Marriage Decision


It is a tragedy that through no fault of their own or their families, so many of our children are... Read more >

Recent: Historic School Choice Legislation Signed Into Law

Capital Punishment

The Catholic Church seeks to end use of the death penalty as a method of punishment. Modern industrialized nations such... Read more >

Recent: Faith Leaders Call for End of Death Penalty


“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” These words, engraved inside the Statue of... Read more >

Recent: US Senate Passes “Gang of 8″ Immigration Bill

The Poor & Vulnerable

For 2000 years, the Catholic Church has manifested a special concern for the poor and the vulnerable. This is a... Read more >

Recent: Bishop Weisenburger on Usury

Health Care

For decades, the Catholic Church has supported reform of America’s health care system and has promoted the idea that all... Read more >

Recent: Bishops Endorse Medicaid Expansion, With Strong Reservations