As Catholics, we are called to be conscientious citizens. We must take an active role in the public policy debate by speaking out to defend the dignity and rights of all.The PCC invites you to become part of a grassroots advocacy network that will provide information and education abo
Take action and send an e-mail message to your state legislators on the latest issues through the Pennsylvania Catholic Advocacy Network. Or get your legislators’ contact information so you can visit their offices, call, fax or write a letter.
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
“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.
Caritas in Veritate, Charity in Truth, is the recent encyclical from Pope Benedict XVI. It addresses the global economic crisis by discussing the moral aspects of economics, poverty, human rights and environmental responsibility.An encyclical is a letter from the Pope that serves as a