Indiana Catholic Conference

Indiana Catholic Conference

Victoria Arthur

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Climate mixed for environmental issues important to Church

Catholics concerned about the environment are tracking a number of bills at the Indiana Statehouse through the lens of “Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home,” the groundbreaking encyclical […]

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Legal path to driving for undocumented gaining traction 

Despite roadblocks, momentum continues to grow across the state for providing undocumented immigrants with legal driving privileges — a move that some lawmakers and advocates including the Catholic Church believe […]

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Expansion to school choice program under consideration

Ten years after the passage of groundbreaking legislation that made Indiana a national leader in school choice, state lawmakers are considering a bill that would extend the reach of the […]

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Advocates for Indiana’s poorest families seek updated support

Life has changed dramatically since 1988, when the internet was still in development, the average rent was $420 per month and gas cost 96 cents a gallon. But one thing […]

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Pregnancy accommodations under consideration at Statehouse

From the governor’s office to a growing grassroots effort around the state, momentum is building for Indiana to join more than half the nation in providing reasonable accommodations for pregnant […]

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Church encourages use of vaccines, masks for the common good

As the new COVID-19 vaccines gain more widespread use, they are provoking debate among Indiana lawmakers and the public while also prompting questions by the Catholic faithful.  At the same […]

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Evictions, homelessness could rise if lawmakers override governor’s veto

Advocates for the poor fear that an already dire housing crisis in the state could worsen dramatically if lawmakers override the governor’s veto of a landlord-tenant bill that was rushed […]

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Pandemic focuses priorities for ICC in 2021 General Assembly

For the Indiana Catholic Conference, the 2021 state legislative session will bring unique challenges due to social distancing – along with a heightened focus on Catholic social teaching as the […]

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‘Bringing Christ into the public sphere’ —

Passion for Church teachings, public policy guide new ICC associate director Alexander Mingus has joined the Indiana Catholic Conference as associate director. The organization has been the public policy voice […]

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Beyond secular politics — October webinars offer Catholic voters a guide for informed decisions

Amid the noise, confusion and competing voices of the 2020 election season, the Catholic Church offers clarity for the faithful and a call to approach the voting booth with a […]

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Called to serve: Tebbe exemplifies a life of witness for the Church

Glenn Tebbe has always viewed his life as a calling. And most of the time, according to his wife of nearly 49 years, the calls have been quite literal. Laura […]

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Measure promoting respect for life among ICC’s 2020 successes

A major pro-life victory was among the highlights of this year’s short session of the Indiana General Assembly, which saw successes as well as setbacks for the Indiana Catholic Conference.  […]