- Senate Urged to Improve and Approve Immigration Reform Legislation
- USCCB Vice President, Associate General Secretary Author Booklet on ‘Blessing of the Child in the Womb’
- President of USCCB Joins Other Bishops’ Conferences in Letter to Leaders of G8 Nations; Urges Them to Protect the Poor, Address Fair Trade, Transparency
- Pope at Mass: Poverty and praise of God
- Holy See Representative Addresses UN Session on Access to Medicines
- Catholic bishops: Fix unjust immigration system-Timothy Cardinal Dolan
- The U.S. Senate has approved the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013, a comprehensive Farm Bill for the next five years.
Amendments to the Senate immigration bill, S. 744. Send this message to your U.S. Senators NOW!
Dear Senator, As you consider S. 744, I ask that you support amendments that allow more persons to qualify for the path to citizenship and that unify families and oppose amendments that weaken the path to citizenship and increase enforcement measures.
Pope Francis on Human and Environmental Ecology
In the wake of Pope Francis’ prophetic message to mark the 2013 World Environment Day, several people reflected on this message and what it means for Catholics.
At Millennial Journal, Dan DiLeo of our staff wrote Pope Francis on Consumerism, Environmental Ecology, and Human Ecology. The article offers five suggestions for how Catholics might respond to the pope’s message,
- Distinguish between “Consumption” and “Consumerism”
- Connects the Dots between Consumerism and Environmental Degradation
- Highlight the Connection between Creation Care and Protecting Human Life and Dignity
- Embrace the Virtues of Prudence and Temperance
- Imagine a New System
Carbon dioxide emissions rose 1.4 percent in 2012, IEA report says.
The Washington Post writes that carbon dioxide emissions rose 1.4 percent in 2012 according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.