California Catholic Conference (CCC): Helpful Resource The CCC is the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in California. It advocates with policy makers and the public to advance the Catholic vision of human life and dignity, the good society, and concern for those who are poor and vulnerable.

The CCC educates Catholics and the general public. It empowers Catholics to put their faith into action consistent with Catholic teaching. Please visit

Catholic Legislative Network: Learn the Issues In 2009 the California Catholic Conference of Bishops approved the creation of the Catholic Legislative Network. When you join the Catholic Legislative Network, you receive a weekly e-mail newsletter updating you on the latest news on state legislation from a Catholic perspective. At times you will receive “Action Alerts” that will encourage you to “take action” by writing to your state representatives regarding impending legislation. Many times, state legislators have had thousands of e-mails flood their inbox from our network members. It’s a great way to put your faith into action in this new Evangelization. To sign up visit

“Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States” is available on the Diocese of Orange website. Go to Citizenship. Scroll down to “Resources.” Click on “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship.”