U.S. Bishops Chairman Commends Life Protections in AHCA, Expresses Concerns about harmful provisons that Will Impact the Poor

March 20, 2017 WASHINGTON—In a letter sent to the U.S. House of Representatives, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida notes that, while the recently introduced American Health Care Act (AHCA) commendably contains key provisions in defense … [Continue reading]

Connecting with Fellow Christians on Persecution

Kingdom Mission Society by Alexei Laushkin The week before last I had a chance to connect with Christian Churches Together as they held a two day gathering in Newark, NJ.   One of the themes that stood out to me from the New Testament epistles is … [Continue reading]

Pope Francis fulfilling the vision of St. John Paul II

By Cardinal Blase J. Cupich Over two decades ago, St. John Paul II asked the bishops of the world to help him chart a new way of exercising the ministry of the successor of Peter. In his encyclical “Ut Unum Sint” (“That They May Be One”), … [Continue reading]

CCT Call Christians to Pray for US Congress

  For more than eight years the communions and organizations in Christian Churches Together have been calling the attention of members of our churches and all Americans to the moral task of eradicating hunger and poverty in our land. The … [Continue reading]

Refugees and Immigrants: Welcoming the Stranger in Tough Times

March 20, 2017 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Gaston Hall, Georgetown University What are Catholic and religious teachings on refugees and immigrants? What is the Catholic Church doing and advocating? What are the human, pastoral, and policy impacts of recent … [Continue reading]