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Alternative Spring Break? Can I mix fun with something meaningful?

Feeling a tug to do something more meaningful on your spring break than relax on a beach? Here are a few things to consider: 1. What is my purpose? Not your purpose in life – but the purpose behind your spring break plans. Are you looking to leave your life behind and R-E-L-A-X? Are you […]

Chairmen call faithful to prayer and action urging Congress to enact the Conscience Protection Act

WASHINGTON – Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, chair of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty urge the faithful to flood Congress with emails and calls asking for enactment of the Conscience Protection Act […]

Domestic justice and education chairmen urge concrete actions to address scourge of gun violence

WASHINGTON – In the aftermath of the tragic attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of Youngstown, Ohio, Chairman of the Committee on Catholic Education, urged national leaders […]

Annual Catholic Relief Services Collection to Be Held on March 11; Collection Supports International Relief and Solidarity Efforts

WASHINGTON—The annual Catholic Relief Services Collection will be held in many dioceses across the country on Laetare Sunday, March 11. The Catholic Relief Services Collection supports Catholic organizations that carry out international relief and solidarity efforts. Programs include relief and resettlement for victims of persecution, war, and natural disasters; development projects to improve living conditions […]

U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Immediate “Humane Solution” for Dreamers after Monday’s Supreme Court Decision

WASHINGTON—On February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the government’s request to hear its “appeal before judgment” on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) cases. Accordingly, the lower court injunctions in the California and New York, DACA cases remain in effect nationally and DACA renewals remain available to those who currently have DACA status. […]

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