Dept. on Health Affairs
Care for Creation
Ray helped Catholic school parents navigate disputes over bus transportation for their children. He helped diocesan staff and school administrators wade through regulations regarding services and resources for their pupils. When public school personnel failed to respond to requests from our principals, Ray was our go-between.
A total of 20,976 induced pregnancy terminations were reported in Ohio for 2015, including 19,765 obtained by Ohio resident women (94.2%). This represents a 1% reduction in induced pregnancy terminations from 2014 to 2015. Overall,since 2001 there has been a steady decline in terminations. When examined from 2001 to 2015, the annual decline averaged approximately 930 per year.
Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility addresses four questions:
Why does the Church teach about issues affecting public policy?
Who in the Church should participate in political life?
How does the Church help the Catholic faithful to speak about political and social questions
What does the Church say about Catholic social teaching in the public square
The Statement is not intended to tell Catholics for whom or against whom to vote.
Additional Information on Election Issues
JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY RESOURCES
Download the Catholic Conference brochure
Follow the daily readings from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Study the Catechism in the new, easy to navigate E-Pub format.
Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.
Apostolic Exhortations, Encyclicals, Letters, Homilies, Speeches, Biography & Prayers