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Public Policy Issues

The following sites provide a listing of important public policy issues, church positions, and updates.

State Policy

Catholic Conference of Ohio

Respect Life

Pro-Life Activities (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)
National Committee for a Human Life Amendment (NCHLA)
National Catholic Partnership on Disability

Domestic Policy

Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development (USCCB)
Catholic Charities USA
Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB)
National Catholic Rural Life Conference

International Policy

Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development (USCCB)
Catholic Relief Services

Religious Liberty

Office for Social Concerns

National Catholic Campaigns

The U.S. Bishops have launched several multi-year campaigns to help Catholics act on their faith.

Against Global Poverty

End the Use of the Death Penalty

Environmental Justice Program

Health Care for All Campaign

Justice for Immigrants:  A Journey of Hope

Poverty, USA - Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Respect Life Program

Also visit the Office for Social Concerns Information and Response Network (Legislative Action Alerts, Ways to Relate Your Message to Public Officials, government contacts, and a Catholic Resource Directory for Advocates) and Resources for Catholic social teaching documents.

Office for Social Concerns
Catholic Diocese of Columbus
197 East Gay Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3229
(614) 241-2540
Office Email:

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