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Know the Positions of the PA Attorney General Candidates – Election 2008

GENERAL ELECTION 2008 Know the Positions of the PA Attorney General Candidates As part of a statewide effort to educate people about candidates and their positions on issues important to Catholic voters, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) sent a questionnaire to candidates for
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The Well-Informed Witness

The Sacrament of Confirmation “gives us a special strength of the Holy Spirit to spread and defend the faith by word and action as true witnesses of Christ, to confess the name of Christ boldly, and never to be ashamed of the Cross.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, No.
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House Labor Relations Committee Hearing – August 18, 2009

Below is a transcript of the House Labor Relations Committee Hearing held on August 18, 2008, along with much of the testimony from that day. Hearing Transcript PCC Press Release on Hearing PCC Statement on Hearing Testimony: Dr. Robert J. O’Hara, Jr., Executive Director of the
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EITC Spells Success

Maria will be a seventh-grader at the Cathedral School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania this fall. She spells success – EITC. A scholarship made possible by a business’s generous contribution through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program allows her family to ch
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Freedom to Choose Non-public Education for Student Athletes

Parents of Catholic schoolchildren won an important victory a few weeks ago with little fanfare. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) defeated a proposal that would have denied students the opportunity to participate in varsity athletics if they transfer to a n
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Diocese of Scranton Responds to House Bill 2626

Over the past year, the Diocese of Scranton has undergone the difficult transition of restructuring its Catholic schools. With change there is always challenge. The conflict that has developed with teachers involved with the Scranton Diocese Association of Catholic Teachers (SDACT) is
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Gay Marriage: It Could Happen Here

“It won’t happen here.” Opponents of a marriage protection amendment and those just reluctant to take up the controversial issue have echoed this phrase throughout the debate in Pennsylvania. They say the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, which became a Pennsylvania
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