Faithful Citizenship

We had a wonderful day of faithful citizenship at the Capitol March 26! There's still much to be done to to improve state laws on issues relating to Catholic moral and social teaching. Sign up for our regular newsletter to learn what you can do!


Legislative Agenda

Learn how we're working to improve Texas law and how you can contact your lawmaker.

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Education Department

TCCB Education Department accredits Catholic primary and secondary schools and offers support services to educators.

Catholic Archives

The Catholic Archives of Texas is nationally recognized as a resource for discovering Catholic history in the Southwest.

Foster Care Support

Help support Texas' 30,000 children in foster care and their families.

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Pro-Life House Bill 2

Jun 15, 2015

A three-judge panel at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on June 9, 2015, to uphold the constitutionality of Texas’ pro-life law, House Bill 2, as applied almost entirely across the Lone Star State. InWhole Woman’s Health v. Lakey, three abortion providers and three abortion doctors challenged the 2013 bill passed overwhelmingly by the Texas Legislature and signed into law by then-Governor Rick Perry. The Court said abortion clinics failed to prove that the restrictions would unduly burden a "large fraction" of Texas women. Of the three legal challenges to House Bill 2, the Court upheld one across…

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Public Policy

The Public Policy staff serve the Bishops before the Texas Legislature, the Texas delegation in Congress, and state agencies.

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Catholic schools in Texas are accredited through the TCCB's Education Department to ensure excellence in schools statewide.

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We collect, preserve, and make available books, artifacts, and photographs that document Catholic history in Texas since the 16th century.

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TCCB Office Address:

1600 N. Congress, Suite B
Austin, TX 78701

Please note: Our parking lot is between Congress and Colorado.
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TCCB Mailing Address:

PO Box 13285
Austin, TX 78711

Catholic Archives of Texas:
6225 E US 290 HWY SVRD EB
Austin, TX 78723

Please note: We are located inside the Diocese of Austin Pastoral Center.