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Bills to help vulnerable persons need immediate attention25 Feb

With just 13 days left in this regular meeting of the General Assembly, proposed legislation regarding good medical care for patients considering abortion and a bill to protect young victims of human trafficking need your attention. SENATE BILL 4: REGARDING IN-PERSON INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO SURGICAL ABORTION. House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman, State Rep.Tom […]
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Promoting the Sanctity of Life with Courage, Compassion, and Civility28 Jan

(This article, written by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz appeared first in the Courier-Journal on Sunday, Jan. 27 2013.) In 1973, when I was not quite one year a priest, I wrote my first letter to the editor.  The Supreme Court decision, Roe versus Wade, had been issued.  My letter cried out for the needs of […]
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Pro-life Victory in South Dakota25 Jul

The United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has upheld South Dakota’s Informed Consent law after years of legal challenges. The statute is one of the broadest in the country, and requires women seeking abortion to be informed of many known risks associated with having an abortion. Planned Parenthood, which challenged the law, continues to […]
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Court Upholds Affordable Care Act; U. S. Bishops Will Seek to Fix the Flaws in the Law28 Jun

Supreme Court decision does not address fundamental flaws in the law Legislation still needed to fix conscience, abortion funding, immigration problems In a 5 – 4 decision handed down today, the U. S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United […]
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Kentucky’s Catholic Bishops Urge Government to Honor the Constitution09 Feb

UPDATE – February 13, 2012 – For up-to-date information on what the bishops are saying about the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that infringes on the right of the Church to practice our faith, visit the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website. Use the link below to write Congress and […]

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CCK Statement on SB 1
The Catholic Conference of Kentucky has released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1. SB 1 is part of an ongoing national debate that arises because of the complete failure of the U.S. Congress and several consecutive presidential administrations to update federal immigration law in light of the reality on the ground. This dereliction of […]

Kentucky General Assembly – 1/15/20 Update
The message below was sent to CCK’s email list on January 10th, 2020. If you are interested in receiving email updates throughout the legislative session, please consider signing up here. As of this week, the 2020 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is under way! We are hopeful this session will produce several positive […]

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