Founded in 1973, Catholics for Choice or CFC (originally called Catholics for a Free Choice) is a nongovernmental organization that promotes reproductive rights, reproductive healthcare, and sexual well-being for all. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., CFC's mission and goals are based on a unique combination of progressive Catholicism, feminist ideology, and a social justice agenda. CFC's agenda addresses a broad range of issues that fall under the dual umbrellas of reproductive rights/health and sexual rights/health. It asserts that public policy regarding reproduction and sexuality should not be based on religious ideology but, instead, on democratic ideals.

Consequently, CFC stands in stark opposition to the Vatican on a variety of issues. With numerous education campaigns and partnerships across the globe, CFC endeavors to promote a diverse, dynamic, democratic ...

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