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Faith and Politics

Urge Senators to Disapprove Planned Parenthood Title X Funding Rule

Human Life Action has issued this action alert to contact Congress: We have an opportunity to encourage the Senate to restore the states’ ability to stop some of the federal funding to Planned Parenthood. As you know, a river of federal money currently runs to the nation’s largest abo
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Communications Professional Wanted: PCC Director of Outreach

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) is seeking a seasoned communications professional to work in conjunction with the Communications Director with planning and carrying out a program of information and education to advance PCC’s mission to foster a public understanding of the C
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Time to Defend Life & Religious Liberty

Public outcry by forces hostile to our religious freedom has already begun. They are attempting to pressure President Donald Trump into not issuing an executive order that would protect our Constitutional rights. If we do not raise our voices today President Trump may only hear the de
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Resolved: Catholic Schools Make Great Contributions to Pennsylvania’s Communities

Both chambers of the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed resolutions designating the week of January 29 through February 4, 2017, as “Catholic Schools Week” in Pennsylvania. Both Senate Resolution 11 and House Resolution 18 expressed “congratulations and appreciation to C
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Celebrate the Gift of Catholic Education

Over 2 million students across the country benefit from Catholic education.  The national taxpayer savings amounts to over $24 billion. In Pennsylvania, over 130,000 students are growing in wisdom and grace in our Catholic schools. January 29 to February 4, 2017, marks Catholic School
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Join the Novena for Life

Join thousands of others who respect the dignity of every human person by praying this nine day Novena for Life.  Surrounding the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children, the overarching intention of the centerpiece novena is the end to abortion. However, the novena
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PCC Board Member Named Bishop of Rockville Centre

From the Diocese of Allentown: Pope Francis has appointed Diocese of Allentown Bishop John O. Barres as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY, which consists of Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. The announcement was publicized this morning by the Papal Nunci
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Religious freedom, first among our liberties, is under threat

December 15 marks the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. The Philadelphia Inquirer is running a 12-part series to mark the occasion, and invited Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, who is also the chairman of the PCC, to write about the First Amendment: Religious freedom is
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Report: PA’s Catholic Parishes, Ministries have Huge Economic Impact

We’ve told you before about the over $2 billion Catholic schools save Pennsylvania taxpayers each year. Of course the benefits go beyond the dollar signs, as the hundreds of Pennsylvania Catholic schools have graduated intelligent, successful, and community-minded citizens who h
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