New procedures for voluntary open adoption agreements where the prospective adoptive parent can enter into a voluntary agreement with the birth relative of a child to permit continued contact were established this week when Governor Ed Rendell signed SB 1360 into law.
St. Thomas More was an enormously successful lawyer, diplomat, statesman and writer in the 16th century. This courageous saint was beheaded for standing up for his religious beliefs against the English rule. He lived – and gave his life – for the truth.
“We all deserve an opportunity for education that reflects the values our families have instilled in us and also an education our parents wish for us to have,” Carmen Garcia, a junior at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, bravely testified at a state Senate Education Committee
As part of an effort to educate citizens about candidates and their positions on issues important to Catholic voters, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) sent a questionnaire to candidates for statewide office to give them the opportunity to make their positions known on key is
News for Advocates for Catholic Education in Pennsylvania October 5, 2010 Senate Education School Choice Hearing: The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) has been informed that the Senate Education Committee will host a school choice hearing on October 13, 2010. This is great news
Read the responses of candidates for U.S. Senator and governor to PCC’s election questionnaire and the latest legislative update in the Fall 2010 edition of PCC’s Viewpoint newsletter. PLEASE NOTE: The most up-to-date election information is posted in the Faith & Polit
In a statement to mark Respect Life Month, October 2010, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston addressed direct threats to human life and called Catholics to “constantly witness to the inestimable worth and dignity of each human life through a loving concern for the good of oth
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) not to include contraception or sterilization among a range of “preventive services” the HHS will mandate for all health plans.