The headline for Monday’s Feb. 1 story out of Sacramento read “California Catholic Conference Celebrates Fifty Years as a Voice for Life and Dignity.”

California Catholic Daily has composed a detailed history of the conference that sheds a different light on the bishops’ group.

For example, Brian Johnston, director of the California ProLife Council for more than twenty-five years, “says the current staff of the California Catholic Conference should be fired.” (Part 6)

Click here for a pdf of the illustrated booklet on the California Catholic Conference’s history.

Or look at the text-only parts of the history:

Part 1: the years before

Part 2: the gay agenda, euthanasia, abortion

Part 3: a layman takes over

Part 4: blurred vision

Part 5: lay-run initiatives

Part 6: other state bishops conferences