Faith and Politics

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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2010 General Election Resources

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
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General Election Edition – Viewpoint Fall 2010

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
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Pennsylvania’s Bishops gather in Harrisburg

The Bishops of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic and two Byzantine Catholic dioceses gathered in Harrisburg on October 1 for the Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC).
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