Resources

June 22, 2020

Pastors, Parishes, & Political Responsibility

Guidelines for permissible political activities by Catholic organizations (Reviewed 6/2020) In the United States of America, all adult citizens are blessed to have the opportunity to vote for our political leaders. This is not a responsibility to be taken lightly, and the Bishops of New York State renew their call to Catholic citizens to inform

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August 27, 2019

Fatal Flaws in Assisted Suicide Legislation

Printable PDF Here Proponents of the so-called “Medical Aid-in-Dying Act” (A.2694/S.3947)argue that it contains safeguards which protect vulnerable patients. Yet a close examination of the bill’s language reveals inadequate protections for patients most at risk of abuse, and lower medical standards than elsewhere in the Public Health Law. The bill lacks transparency and accountability, and

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June 24, 2019

2019 End-of-Session Round-Up

The New York State Legislature wrapped up the 2019 session in the early morning hours of June 21. The session was among the most active in memory, as the new Democratic majority in the state Senate, joined with the Democratic Assembly majority and the Democratic Governor to take on many issues that had previously been

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March 12, 2019

Late-Term Abortion Expansion: Resources for Education

Millions of New Yorkers are understandably upset by the state legislature’s 2019 enactment of abortion expansion. We’ve assembled some tools which you can use to educate others about this law, and encourage them to organize, educate, and spread the pro-life message.

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February 9, 2015

Video, website spotlight Catholic teaching on end-of-life decision making

At some point every family must deal with issues involving end of life care for a loved one. As Catholics attempt to navigate the myriad medical, ethical, and religious questions that arise, all the while dealing with the grief of an impending death, it can become overwhelming. In an effort to offer assistance, the New

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