Posts Tagged ‘california bishops’

Bishops call for an ecological spirituality Comments 0

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

California’s Catholic bishops have released an ecological pastoral statement about threats to the state’s many ecosystems. The bishops, who lead nearly 11 million Catholics, 28% of the population, are inviting the church community and all Californians to contribute to the state’s “ecological well-being”. Their 19-page pastoral statement, entitled “God Calls Us All to Care for Read more

Bishops neutral on initiative to legalise pot Comments 0

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Legalising marijuana for recreational use is an option voters in California will decide on 8 November. However, the  public policy arm of the state’s bishops, has officially taken “no position” on the ballot. The conference notes the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches the use of drugs except on strictly therapeutic grounds is a “grave Read more