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

Human life must be protected 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 union of a man and a woman who together as husband and wife may become father and mother to any children they produce.

Religious Liberty
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Religious Liberty

Religious liberty is rooted in the dignity of the human person, including freedom of conscience and expression, and is central to the U.S. Constitution.

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

Economic decisions should respect human dignity and express a preferential option for helping the poor and vulnerable through safety nets and opportunities for upward mobility.

Health Care
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Health Care

Healthcare should be patient-centered, respect human dignity, protect life, promote the principle of subsidiarity, be affordable, and assure conscience rights.

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

Immigration policy should provide immigrants with basic human needs, including the ability to work, and should encourage pathways to citizenship. Promoting peace is essential in international relations.

Education
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Education

Parents are the primary educators of their children; therefore, education policy should empower parents with education decision-making authority to choose best learning options for their children.

Restorative Justice
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Restorative Justice

Criminal justice reform should focus on preventing crime and caring for survivors of crime, while also offering those who commit a crime an opportunity to rehabilitate and effectively return to society.

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

Care for the environment and responsible use of energy resources come from our duty to steward creation and provide for future generations.

Technology
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Ten Catholic Priorities in Public Policy
Technology

Technology must respect human dignity and protect children.