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Preparing for the Nov. 8 Election

In keeping with its mission, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) aims to educate and inform Catholics about a wide range of issues. To that end, we have compiled a series of resources to help to educate you about some of the issues and topics of import to Catholics. The PCC nei
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“We work to provide our kids the best education”

When discussing school choice, “It’s easy to talk dollars and cents but what we really need to talk about is minds and souls and futures,” said the PCC’s Amy Hill during a feature on ABC27 about school choice.  The Garcia family spoke about the importance of a program like the E
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Study finds that religion contributes $1.2 trillion to US economy

A new study finds that religious groups in America contribute $1.2 trillion to the national economy, much of it in charitable services, which would be enough to make U.S. religion the 15th largest economy in the world. In his commentary on this study, Crux Contributor Christopher Whit
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Worldwide Day of Prayer for Sexual Abuse Survivors

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, welcomed Pope Francis’ call for a World Day of Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse and highlighted the efforts in dioceses across the country guided by the Charter for the Pr
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Welcome Our Sunday Visitor Readers!

Our Sunday Visitor has published our research regarding this year’s presidential candidates in their September 25 edition, which arrives in mailboxes as early as this weekend. For those readers who may be visiting our site to learn more about the research and to visit the cited source
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Statement on Deceptive “Catholics for Choice” Ad Campaign

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued the following statement alerting the public to a deceptive ad campaign calling for taxpayer funding of abortion in the name of the Catholi
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PA Man Named to Knights of Columbus Leadership

Michael O’Connor, a Pennsylvania native, was named supreme secretary of the Knights of Columbus during their annual conference in Toronto. The Diocese of Allentown reports that the annual gathering drew approximately 2,000 attendees from around the world – including knights, their fam
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