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The Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) is the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Indiana regarding state and national matters.
The ICC also provides a source to which public inquiry can be made about the position of the Church on matters affecting the common good..
Feel free to browse our site, or contact us at the information given at the bottom of this page.
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Voting: Our Privilege and Responsibility
One of the greatest privileges of being an American citizen is the opportunity to voice your opinion through the electoral process. Voter registration for the November election has begun.
Here are important dates for Indiana voters:
October 6, 2014 – Voter Registration Ends
November 4, 2014 – General Election Day
Register to Vote Online
To provide support and guidance the Indiana Catholic Conference makes available
Guidelines for Pastors and Parishes on Lobbying and Electioneering which outlines the areas of acceptable and prohibited activities. These are formatted for easy reference as questions arise in the coming weeks.
How should Catholics prepare to vote?
Key principles when approaching elections
See article by Glenn Tebbe - Indiana Catholic Conference Executive Director
September 9, 2014
The Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), urge protection for undocumented individuals and families as soon as possible. See letter.
On Faith and Life, A Wrong Turn by the Senate
(August 2014) See full text here
Statement of the Catholic Bishops of Indiana
Same-Sex Marriage Decision (June 25, 2014)
See full text of Statement here
A Pastoral Statement of the Catholic Bishops of IndianaStatement on Religious Liberty View Statement here
Marriage As Covenant Between One Man and One Woman
ICC Position Statement - HRJ 3 Marriage amendment
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Indiana Catholic Conference
1400 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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