National Catholic Bioethics Center

For Covid-19 resources, visit their website  The National Catholic Bioethics Center, established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing, and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and it derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. The Mission of The National Catholic Bioethics Center is Read more…

Dispensation from the Obligation to attend Sunday Masses due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus until further notice

JOINT STATEMENT: THE SPIRITUAL LEADERS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESES OF SIOUX FALLS AND RAPID CITY Dispensation from the Obligation to attend Sunday Masses due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus until further notice Earlier this week and in our respective capacities as spiritual leaders of the two dioceses in South Dakota, we Read more…

HCR 6020

The South Dakota Catholic Conference supports the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 6020, which expresses South Dakota’s commitment to the sanctity of all life from the moment of conception.  HCR 6020 responds to a pro-abortion position recently adopted by the National Education Association, a public teachers union and the nation’s largest professional interest Read more…

SB 64

The South Dakota Catholic Conference supports the passage of Senate Bill 64, which would eliminate the death penalty as a criminal sentence for the seriously mentally ill convicted of capital crimes.  The Catholic Church calls for a culture of life, and firmly opposes the death penalty as an unnecessary tool Read more…