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“PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” Announced

The Pennsylvania Council on American Private Education (PACAPE) has named Senator Dominic F. Pileggi (R-Chester) the “PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” during National School Choice Week. “Senator Pileggi is a hero who throughout his illustrious and distinguished caree
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Catholic Leaders Welcome Supreme Court’s Review of Lethal Injection Use

WASHINGTON—The chairs of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and Committee on Pro-life Activities welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 23 announcement that it would review the drug protocols of lethal injection executions in the state of Oklahoma. The court wi
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Catholic Schools Save Taxpayers $2.28 Billion

Most of us manage family budgets with far fewer zeroes than the Pennsylvania state budget, which measures its expenses in the billions. State Education spending alone subsidizes $12 billion in public school expenses annually.  That is a 12 plus nine zeroes! And Pennsylvanians pay many
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Midstate Story Highlights Need for Safe Haven Law

News out of Harrisburg today reminds us about the need for Pennsylvania’s Safe Haven Law, also known as the Newborn Protect Act. According to reports, witnesses saw a woman trying to abandon her child.  Thankfully, the baby is reportedly in good health. To many of us, this story may s
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Diocese of Scranton Celebrating National Catholic Schools Week 2015

The Diocese of Scranton is joining with Catholic schools across the United States to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week 2015, beginning this Sunday, January 25 and continuing through January 31. This annual observance, with the theme “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,
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Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage of ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston and chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015” (H.R. 7) by the U.S. House of Representatives. “By passing this legisl
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Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Hundreds of thousands of Americans will participate in the March for Life this week in Washington, DC. You can make your own stand for the dignity of life by sending a message in support of H.R. 36, important pro-life legislation. In a January 20 letter to Congress, Cardinal Seán O
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