Monday, September 25, 2023
Gov. Newsom vetoes bill prioritizing transgender ‘affirmation’ in child custody battles

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed legislation that would have “put a thumb on the scale” for parents supporting transgender “affirmation” in custody battles.

Monday, September 18, 2023
Non-physicians could perform abortions under bill signed by governor

The powerful pro-abortion lobby continued to exhibit its clout, as the California Legislature approved a bill that would empower physician assistants to perform aspiration abortions and greenlit legislation to expand… Read More

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Información para padres con hijos en escuelas publicas, para ser excusados

Los estudiantes en el estado de California han regresado a la escuela, y ahora es el momento adecuado para que los padres se eduquen e informen sobre las opciones disponibles… Read More

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
School Opt-Out Resources for Parents

Students all over the state have returned to school, and now is an excellent time for parents to research and review the opt-out options available for specific curricula in public… Read More

Friday, August 11, 2023
The 2024 Respect Life Essay Contest is underway! 

The Respect Essay Contest is underway! This will be the 34th year of the Archdiocesan Respect Life Essay Contest.  All students that live and/or attend school in the Archdiocese of San… Read More

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Controversial bills remain on the docket for California Legislature

When California lawmakers return for the final session of the state legislature there will be several bills dangerous for children and families on the docket, as well as affordable housing… Read More

Saturday, July 01, 2023
Charter for the Rights of the Family

Presented by the Holy See to all persons, institutions and authorities concerned with the mission of the family in today’s world October 22, 1983. <> […] Article 5 Since they… Read More

Saturday, July 01, 2023
Religious Freedom & Parental Rights in Education

By Ryan Mayer, Director Catholic Identity Assessment & Formation, Archdiocese of San Francisco Selected Quotations “The fecundity of conjugal love cannot be reduced solely to the procreation of children, but… Read More

Saturday, July 01, 2023
Experts: Parents Rights are key religious freedom, cornerstone of social justice

Parental rights over the education of their children are a matter of religious freedom, social justice and protected by the U.S. Constitution, said two experts who spoke during Religious Freedom… Read More

Monday, May 01, 2023
Archbishop praises parents, students at 34th annual Respect Life Essay Contest Award ceremony

Archbishop Cordileone singled out parents particularly for praise at the annual Respect Life Essay Contest awards. “You are the ones forming them in faith,” he said.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
California Catholics asked to lobby lawmakers

The month of May will see Catholics making appointments at California lawmakers’ offices, phoning and sending emails to lobby for and against four pieces of legislation prioritized by the California… Read More

Monday, April 17, 2023
Legislative Advocacy Team Sign Up

The Office of Human Life and Dignity of the Archdiocese of San Francisco invites you to join the group to lobby our government representatives on issues of Catholic social justice,… Read More