Tag: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Citizenship path, family unity key to immigration reform

Citizenship path, family unity key to immigration reform

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit recently interviewed Kevin Appleby, director of migration policy and public affairs for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He will speak Sept. 4 at a discussion on faith and federal immigration reform hosted by Archbishop John Nienstedt at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. The following is an edited version of the interview.

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Strengthening, defending marriage is a matter of justice

Strengthening, defending marriage is a matter of justice

| Bethany Meola | September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Being married in the church is important to Catholics. Delving into Catholic teaching itself, Scripture is filled with references to marriage, and the church pre­sents it as a vocation and as one of the sacraments, a visible sign of God’s gift of grace.

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A serious threat to religious freedom

A serious threat to religious freedom

| September 15, 2011

there has arisen a very serious threat to the religious freedom of all religious institutions, especially our Catholic health care programs and Catholic social services, a threat posed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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The DREAM Act and the need for moral creativity

The DREAM Act and the need for moral creativity

| Jessica Zittlow | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

American immigration reform remains a heated political issue. But it is not just a theoretical political issue; it is a humanitarian one that impacts the basic dignity and life of a person, and at a broader level, the common good. It is foremost a moral issue.

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Why stewardship?

Why stewardship?

| Mike Halloran For The Catholic Spirit | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stewardship as a way of life has astonishing implications for our relationships and our daily lives.

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