Healing and support for everyone affected by the criminal justice system.
ICC brochure summarizes Church teaching and position; provides information about the death penalty; presents the Catechism text regarding death penalty and provides resources for further study.
The Death Penalty No Justice No Healing No Closure
USCCB statement calling for an end to the use of the death penalty
A Culture of Life and the Penalty of Death
Pope Francis' Encyclical Letter (Laudato Si') on Care for Our Common Home
Advocate for Catholic principles and priorities in climate change discussions and decisions, especially as they impact those who are poor and vulnerable
USCCB - questions and answers about marriage and same sex unions Between Man and Woman
USCCB website for Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship offers a wide range of web-based and written materials and tools to assist pastors, parishes, Catholic organizations and individuals www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/.
Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship (approved by the full body of bishops at its November 2015 General Meeting)
Additional guidelines from USCCB on lobbying and the Church's participation in political activities
Some questions regarding participation of Catholics in political life
Role in Politics - Doctrinal Notes
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