Press Releases & Statements

  • Minnesota House of Representatives Vote to Pass Surrogacy Bill

    Posted by · April 30, 2024 11:19 AM

  • Minnesota Catholic Conference shares concerns ahead of Friday’s vote on S.F. 1

    Posted by · January 26, 2023 2:18 PM

    Minnesota Catholic Conference
    Contact: Maggee Hangge, Public Relations Associate
    c: 952-846-8602, [email protected]

    Jan. 26, 2023

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Minnesota Catholic Conference shares concerns ahead of Friday’s vote on S.F. 1

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  • Election Statement from the Catholic Bishops of Minnesota

    Posted by · October 05, 2022 2:11 PM

    Downloadable PDF - Download & print to include in parish bulletins

    Catholics are called to be faithful citizens and to infuse public life with the values necessary to protect human dignity, combat injustice, and promote the common good. Because of this duty, it is necessary that we, your pastors, reflect with you on the state of our public life and the choices Minnesotans face as we go to the polls in a year in which all state legislative and executive officers are up for election.

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  • 2022 State Fair Poll Results

    Posted by · September 09, 2022 11:01 AM

    Each year the nonpartisan Minnesota House and Senate Public Information Service Offices conduct an unscientific poll.

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  • Minnesota Bishops Respond to Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

    Posted by · June 24, 2022 9:52 AM

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    Statement of the Catholic Bishops of Minnesota in Response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson
    June 24, 2022

    Along with women and men across our nation who respect the inherent dignity of each human life, the Catholic bishops of Minnesota give thanks to God on this historic day as the Supreme Court ends the injustice of the Roe v. Wade decision.  We are grateful that the Supreme Court has returned to state Legislatures and federal officials the ability to protect preborn children and save mothers and fathers from the untold pain of abortion.

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  • Minnesota’s Bishops Respond to Department of the Interior Native American Boarding Schools Report

    Posted by · May 12, 2022 11:35 AM

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    Minnesota Catholic Conference
    Jason Adkins, Executive Director
    (651) 227-8777
    [email protected]

    May 12, 2022

     

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    Minnesota’s Bishops Respond to Department of the Interior Native American Boarding Schools Report

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  • MCC Remarks for Second Chance Coalition Press Conference

    Posted by · March 01, 2022 1:30 PM

    Remarks by Ryan Hamilton, MCC Government Relations Associate, during the MN Second Chance Coalition Press Conference

    The Minnesota Catholic Conference (MCC) is the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota. We support enacting and enforcing laws that create safe communities, promote the common good, and foster true justice. MCC is proud to sponsor the Second Chance Coalition because we believe that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. 

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  • State Fair Opinion Poll Results

    Posted by · September 24, 2021 2:30 PM

    Fairgoers favor enabling parents to choose the right school for their children

    Thousands of people stopped by the House of Representatives booth at the State Fair and voiced their opinion on a dozen policy-related questions covering issues from mask mandates to school choice and much more. The questions were, in many cases, poorly worded by legislative officials who should have been in a better position to describe them appropriately.  Either way, the exercise does show the limitations of polling.

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  • Minnesotans overwhelmingly reject payday loans Community and faith groups to announce polling results in Duluth

    Posted by · August 17, 2021 10:30 AM

    For more information, contact:
    Pre-press conference: Bob Hulteen – (612) 501-9186
    Director of Communications and Public Voice, Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA Post-press conference: Meghan Olsen Biebighauser – (612) 708-9182
    Economic Justice Organizer, Minnesotans for Fair Lending

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