Tag: Citizenship

Three Catholics who serve Minnesota share how their faith guides their work for the common good

Three Catholics who serve Minnesota share how their faith guides their work for the common good

| Jessica Weinberger | October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

All eyes may be locked on the upcoming presidential election, but closer to home, public officials continue to serve the needs of the community by promoting justice and advocating for change across the state. For many, faith serves as the lens for addressing key issues, making fair decisions and withstanding the pressures of public service.

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In politics, make appeals, not demands

In politics, make appeals, not demands

| Jason Adkins | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a 2012 retreat to Caritas aid workers, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio (Pope Francis) told those present that truth is like a precious stone: Offer it in your hand, and it draws others to you; hurl it at someone, and it causes injury.

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Pilgrimage helps raise awareness of immigration reform

Pilgrimage helps raise awareness of immigration reform

| Dianne Towalski | November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 50 pilgrims walked from St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove to St. Joseph in New Hope Nov. 3 as part of a Pilgrimage for Citizenship.

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Uniting mercy, justice in immigration reform debate

Uniting mercy, justice in immigration reform debate

| Jessica Zittlow | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Providing a road map to citizenship that is attainable for immigrants without legal status is key.

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Public witness and Catholic citizenship

Public witness and Catholic citizenship

| October 25, 2012

As Archbishop Chaput notes, we’re better citizens when we’re more faithful Catholics

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MN Catholic Conference launches ‘First Freedom Project’

MN Catholic Conference launches ‘First Freedom Project’

| Jason Adkins | May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “It is the duty of citizens to contribute along with the civil authorities to the good of society in a spirit of truth, justice, solidarity, and freedom.

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