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: Bishops Applaud Reinstatement of “Mexico City Policy”

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: Ryan Anderson: Rally for Religious Freedom

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 Respond to Supreme Court’s 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: Rally for School Choice on Wednesday, January 25

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: Kansas Bishops Release Statement on Refugees and Immigration

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: Pope Francis Releases Ecology Encyclical “Laudato Si'”

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