• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Catholics for Choice

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 ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles