Public Policy

Public Policy

Protecting and promoting the inviolable rights of persons is the most solemn responsibility of civil authority.  We are committed to governance by a system of law that protects human rights and maintains the common good and to educate and collaborate with others whether religious or secular for the common good of all.

  • Connecticut Catholic Conference — The Connecticut Catholic Conference is the public policy office of the Catholic Church in Connecticut. The Conference is the vehicle for speaking with a united voice and for acting with joint effort and resources in promoting the good of the Church and its members, as well as the common good of all the citizens of the State.
  • Family Institute of Connecticut — FIC supports marriage strengthening projects, research and educating the community about religious freedom, parental rights, the unborn and threats to the disabled.

Bishop Statements


Embracing a Culture of Life January 22, 2020 - Today all the diocese of the United States the Church are observing “A Day of Prayer for... Read More
Launch of Respect Life Month September 27, 2019 - WASHINGTON, D.C. —Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities, celebrated the launch of... Read More


In the News


President Welcomes Commitment to Life January 26, 2020 - WASHINGTON (CNS) -- President Donald Trump credited attendees at the 47th annual March for Life for their... Read More
Bearing Witness to the Truth January 23, 2020 - The following is a homily originally given by Deacon Paul Kurmay on January 19, 2020, the Second... Read More