Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Address
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Advocacy News

U.S. Bishops Note Way Forward With Health Care, Clarify Misconceptions

WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops called for steps to protect the lives of the most vulnerable, provide fairness for immigrants and guarantee conscience protections for individual and institutions in a statement on health care reform issued May 21. [Link no longer available —Ed.]

U.S. Bishops Urge Congress to Support Bill to Remedy Abortion, Conscience Flaws in Health Care Reform Law

WASHINGTON—Congress should support a bipartisan bill that will remedy the abortion and conscience flaws in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), according to the Chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities. [Link no longer available —Ed.]

“Mimicking Arizona as Michigan Burns”

The Detroit Free Press on May 17 opined against proposed Michigan immigration legislation similar to that which passed in Arizona recently. [Link no longer available —Ed.]

USCCB Media Blog: “In All Things, Charity”

The heat in the aftermath of passage of health care reform reveals the depth of feeling among those for and against the landmark bill that affects all Americans. Such heat, however, cannot justify the verbal and physical violence that has ensued. Read more…

Bishops Encourage Vigilance that Health Care Legislation Protects Conscience, does not Fund Abortion

WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops called on Congress and people in the Catholic community to make sure promises are kept that new health care legislation will not expand abortions in the United States. [Link no longer available —Ed.]

U.S. Bishops Continue to Urge for Genuine Health Care Reform that Does Not Fund Abortions

“The American people and the Catholic bishops have been promised that, in any final bill, no federal funds would be used for abortion and that the legal status quo would be respected.” [Link no longer available —Ed.]

Action Alert! Updated Health Care Reform Information

As long-time advocates of health care reform, the U.S. Catholic bishops continue to make the moral case that genuine health care reform must protect the life, dignity, consciences and health of all, especially the poor and vulnerable. Please take a moment and contact your U.S. congressperson and senators and urge health care reform that respects and promotes all human life. [Link no longer available —Ed.]

U.S. Bishops Call for Bipartisan Action to Advance Health Care Reform That Protects Human Life and Dignity

On the eve of the White House Health Care Summit, the U.S. Bishops urged Congressional leaders “to commit themselves to enacting genuine health care reform that will protect the life, dignity, consciences and health of all.” [Link no longer available —Ed.]

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Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Email
Address
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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