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Federal Budget Choices Must Protect Poor, Vulnerable People, Says U.S. Bishops’ Conference

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The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) has officially addressed their concern on programs for the poor and vulnerable with the Federal Budget. I am grateful and excited for this statement which, in my opinion, not only offers a … Continue reading

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“The Moral Measure of this Budget Debate” Part 1. The Catholic Concern

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Early in May the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops wrote a letter to Congress expressing their concern with regards to the budget debate. In this letter they offered a creative and moral challenge to congress to design “a budget … Continue reading

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One Size Fits All? Reflecting on the Role of Government – NYTimes.com

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Our Christian faith encourages us to reflect on experiences in our lives as teachable moments for us to reflect on how God is in the moment and what aspect of our lives to we need to address based on the challenges that we face. … Continue reading

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Family, human community and economy

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In the 2008 World Day of Peace message Pope Benedict XVI dedicates his message to the concept of the human family. In this message the Pope suggests that family values offer the best paradigm for prioritizing our own social values. … Continue reading

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