FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bill Roth, firstname.lastname@example.org (408)-221-1847
SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 10, 2007 — Catholic Democrats of California are pleased to announce the formation of their first local group, Catholic Democrats of Santa Clara County. The group, which includes vertern Democratic activists was certified as an offical group in California by the Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee.
"Many of our groups around the country started in someone's living room, among people concerned about both the future of our country and the future of our Church," said Dr. Patrick Whelan, Executive Director of the Catholic Democrats, a national advocacy organization. "This important grass roots effort in a place like Santa Clara County brings a new ingenuity and can-do spirit to our growing national Catholic Democrats movement."
The Santa Clara County group's web site is www.catholicdemocrats.org/scc. The national site can be found at: http://www.catholicdemocrats.org/.
About Catholic Democrats
Catholic Democrats is a national political organization of concerned Catholics, based in Boston. The organization was founded in 2004 as an outgrowth of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' “Call to Faithful Citizenship,” which is rooted in “a consistent moral framework anchored in the scriptures and expressed in the teachings of the Church.” The Catholic Democrats have members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with active local groups in a growing number of states.