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Faithful Citizens Vote Their Consciences22 Oct

UPDATE Here is a link to material provided by the Florida Catholic Conference about positions taken by the presidential candidates on issues of special interest to Catholics. Many political issues have important moral dimensions that must be considered. Protecting human life begins with our opposition to abortion and euthanasia, which are pre-eminent threats to human […]
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WITNESS newsletter now online10 Sep

The new issue of WITNESS is now online and contains important information about preparing for the fall elections and a complete listing of the 19 Catholics @ the Capitol events. Kentucky Catholic pastors and parish administrators have a tremendous resource in the front page article by Jason Hall, our resident policy analyst, about the challenge […]
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Plan Now to Attend Catholics @ the Capitol Event in Your Area08 Sep

Nineteen Catholics @ the Capitol events will take place following this year’s elections. This is a reminder that Faithful Citizenship is not just about voting, but about involvement in the public life of our community. Here is the schedule of events in the four dioceses. Plan now to attend one of these events.     […]
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2012 Session Nears Halfway Mark11 Feb

As this year’s General Assembly session nears the half-way mark bills of interest to the Catholic Conference have advanced; others still stalled; some not yet introduced. Also, this past Monday and Tuesday, 130 parishioners from Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses gathered in Frankfort for Catholics @ the Capitol to learn about legislative priorities and to meet […]
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Kentucky Death Penalty System Flawed07 Dec

A team of respected members of the legal community in Kentucky released a report on  Wednesday, December 7, calling for a moratorium on the use of the death penalty because of the flaws found in its administration.  The comprehensive evaluation of all death penalty cases performed by an assessment team of Kentucky legal experts describes […]

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Health Care Summit CANCELED
Please note that the CCK Health Care Summit, planned for October 26, has been canceled. We received an unusually low number or RSVPs and will be working to determine what conflicts existed and how to avoid them in the future.

Scholarship Tax Credit Update
The Kentucky General Assembly will have an opportunity to pass a Scholarship Tax Credit law when it convenes for the 2018 session in January. This might seem far away, but the work of passing a Scholarship Tax Credit program begins now.  There are several ways that you can help. First, please follow EdChoice KY on […]

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