The Minnesota Catholic Conference, the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, recently unveiled two new resources for its educational text “Minnesota, Our Common Home” — the “Study Guide Version” and “Ecological Examen.”
Understanding and putting into practice Catholic social teaching is vital to address the challenges of creation stewardship without falling into the environmental activism today that often mimics religious apocalypticism.
There were several victories for families and people in need during the 2019 legislative session, which saw a divided government reach compromises to serve the common good, said Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.
Introduced Feb. 28, the Equity and Opportunity Scholarship Act (S.F. 1872/ H.F. 1894) would provide individuals or corporations with a state tax credit of 70 percent of a donation to a qualified scholarship-granting organization.
The Minnesota Catholic Conference is calling on Catholics to contact their legislators and urge them to reject a bill that would legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota. The End of Life Options Act(HF 2152), which would allow terminally ill adults to choose to end their lives, was introduced March 7 in the Minnesota House of Representatives.