Faith and Politics

“I wanted to go to school”

That’s what the difference was for one EITC scholarship recipient, Junior Courtney Scheingraber, after she used school choice scholarships to transfer to Lancaster Catholic. Scheingraber was one of the speakers at a recent press conference in support of Senate Bill 1 at Resurrection C
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Today is Primary Election Day

Today is Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania. We are voting for judicial and municipal candidates. Polls close at 8:00 pm. Exercise your faithful citizenship. VOTE! For information about polling places and election equipment, go to votesPA.com.
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Opportunities & challenges in 2011-2012 Legislative Session

The Winter 2011 edition of the Viewpoint newletter lists key priorities on the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference’s (PCC) legislative agenda.
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2011-2012 Pennsylvania General Assembly sworn in

The recently elected members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly were sworn into office today marking the beginning of the 2011-2012 Legislative Session.
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AUDIO: How a bill really becomes a law

For a bill to become a law in Pennsylvania, it must  pass through a political process that is more challenging than merely following the legislative procedures. PCC’s Communications Director, Amy Hill, explains how a bill really becomes a law in this audio clip. [audio:https://w
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How a bill really becomes a law

“I’m just a bill and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” If you are of a certain generation, you probably learned about the legislative process from this memorable cartoon jingle. How a bill becomes a law is one of the basic lessons everyone learns in youth.
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Embrace social media to evangelize ‘digital continent’

The Catholic Church faces an urgent call to evangelize the new “digital continent” of social media, according to a presentation to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) at their annual Fall General Assembly. Bishop Ronald Herzog of Alexandria, Louisiana, a member of
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Today is Election Day

Exercise your faithful citizenship – VOTE! Inform your conscience before you go to the polls. Read all of PCC’s election resources at pacatholic.org/faith-politics
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St. Thomas More: Patron of Statesmen, Politicians & Lawyers

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.
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