The United Voice of the Catholic Bishops of Colorado.

Our Mission

The Colorado Catholic Conference is the united voice of the Catholic bishops of Colorado and serves to uphold the dignity of human life and the common good in public policy.

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Voting as a Catholic

As faithful Catholics, it is our calling to form the moral character of our community, our state, and our country. One way to do this is through voting.

Sanctity of Life
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Sanctity of Life

As Catholics, we are called to protect life at all stages from conception until natural death.

Marriage & Family
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Marriage & Family

Marriage is the cornerstone for society, and must be defined, recognized, and protected as a lifelong commitment between a man and a woman, and the source and protection of their children. Children must be valued, protected, and nurtured in their home and in society.

Religious Liberty
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Religious Liberty

Religious liberty is our first and most cherished freedom, rooted in the dignity of the human person across geographic boundaries, and central to the American constitution.

Economic Justice, Poverty, & Welfare
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Economic Justice, Poverty, & Welfare

Economic decisions and institutions should be assessed according to whether they protect or undermine the dignity of the human person.

Health Care
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Health Care

Health care needs to be rooted in values that respect human dignity, protect human life, respect the principle of subsidiarity, and meet the needs of the poor and uninsured.

Immigration & Promoting Peace
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Immigration & Promoting Foreign Peace

Immigration in America requires comprehensive reform and promoting peace is an essential Church teaching for international relations.

Education
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Education

The Catholic Church embraces school choice programs, like vouchers, tax credits, and education savings accounts, that allow parents to choose the best education opportunity for their children with a portion of public funding that was allocated for their children in public schools.

Restorative Justice
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Restorative Justice

Criminal justice reform, caring for survivors of crime, combatting discrimination, and eliminating human trafficking are central to the Catholic Church's stance on restorative justice.

Energy & Environment
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Energy & Environment

Care for the environment and access to energy is a religious duty we share of stewardship and responsibility for future generations.

Technology
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Technology

The Church encourages parents to protect and nurture their children in a digital world that offers both benefits and dangers; the Church also supports legislation on technology that protects our children and promotes human dignity.