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Minnesota Catholic Conference is the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota and serves to uphold life, dignity, and the common good.

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The Three C’s Behind How Legislators Vote

The Three C’s Behind How Legislators Vote

In a representative democracy, citizens vote to determine who will represent them, their families, and their neighbors at all levels of government. When voting for a candidate, citizens trust that the elected official will consider his or her conscience and do what is in the b...

Lack of transparency calls for Catholic engagement

Lack of transparency calls for Catholic engagement

During the final day of the 2024 legislative session, as lawmakers were meeting late into the night and on weekends, the doors to the Minnesota State Capitol were locked. That is a fitting anecdote to a biennium that lacked both transparency and adequate citizen participation ...

Defending Religious Liberty

Defending Religious Liberty

The Minnesota Legislature adjourned its 2024 regular session on Monday, May 20, at midnight. This session, shorter and with fewer bills passed than in 2023, posed significant challenges to religious freedom, affecting Catholics and all people of faith. In response, Catholics a...