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A fundamental teaching of the Catholic faith is that an unborn child is a human person with the inalienable right to life and this life must be protected from conception to birth. It is in this light that the Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts have always strongly opposed abortion and all legislative efforts to expand the practice. It is the reason we oppose House Bill 4954 and Senate Bill 2996.

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The Board of Directors of the Catholic Health Foundation of Greater Boston, Inc. (“Catholic Health Foundation”) has approved the organization’s annual grant distribution.

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WASHINGTON - On June 30, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 6-3 decision in a case that limits the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its power to regulate greenhouse gases.

Cardinal Seán O’Malley was joined Tuesday, June 28th by Bill Grogan, President of the Planning Office for Urban Affairs (POUA), and Donald Alexis, President of Caribbean Integration Community Development (CICD), to celebrate the opening of Cote Village, a transit-oriented development that has created 76 new mixed-income residences....

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In its Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision announced today, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the unjust 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling which effectively opened the door to abortion across the land....

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Welcome to the homepage of the Massachusetts Catholic Conference.  As the public policy office of the Roman Catholic Church in the Commonwealth, we seek to advance the legislative agenda of the Church on Beacon Hill, representing the four bishops of the four dioceses of Massachusetts: Boston, Fall River, Springfield, and Worcester.

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