Bishop Patrick Neary, C.S.C., joined Minnesota’s other bishops and staff of the Minnesota Catholic Conference at the State Capitol March 23 to discuss a variety of pro-family policies and issues with Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders.
Bishop Neary, other Minnesota bishops meet with legislators, governor
Hundreds gather for ‘United for Life’ event at State Capitol
Pro-lifers from around the state gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Feb. 28 for a “United for Life” pro-life advocacy day.
Pro-life advocacy day to feature meetings with legislators, educational opportunities
On Feb. 28, pro-life Minnesotans from across the state will gather at the State Capitol for the first-ever “United for Life” advocacy day — an opportunity to show support for policies that protect the unborn and assist mothers.
Over Catholic protests, Minnesota lawmakers pass right to abortion law, send to governor
In a party-line vote, Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a bill 34-33 in the early morning hours of Jan. 28 to place a right to abortion for any reason and without a limit on viability into state law. The House approved the measure Jan. 19, and Gov. Tim Walz is expected to sign the bill into law.
Bill that would enshrine access to abortion into state law headed to Senate
The Minnesota Catholic Conference is encouraging people to contact their state senators and urge them to “resist the throwaway culture and vote no” on the so-called “Protect Reproductive Options Act.”
Bishop Kettler testifies in support of immigrant driver’s licenses
“Recognizing their dignity as a human being and their right to receive basic human family and community opportunities calls me to support the need for a class D driver’s license,” Bishop Kettler said during his testimony.
Advocacy day highlights role of Catholics in building a society of care, love
Bishop Donald Kettler was among the 800 Minnesotans participating in this year’s Catholics at the Capitol event, a day of prayer and education on legislative issues.
Catholics at the Capitol event to focus on prayer, education, advocacy
Featured speakers are Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Obianuju Ekeocha, a pro-life advocate and founder of Culture of Life Africa.