Tag: USCCB

Tax-Exempt Status Is a Real Issue – A Friendly Reply to Father De Vous

Some bishops and apparatchiks – who might have to find other lines of work should public money dry up – thrive on the modest prestige and the euphoric feeling-like-players that rubbing shoulders with government officials who direct largesse their way can engender. And this clouds their judgments for it is a conflict of interest.

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After SCOTUS Marriage Decision, Bishops Start Environmental Justice Program

On June 18, Pope Francis released his second encyclical, Laudato si’, and on June 26 the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage with their Obergefell v. Hodges decision. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops responded very differently to these events.

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Challenges Facing Catholic Voters in the 2016 Election

The only solution is for lay Catholics to amplify the voice of individual bishops who are leading on these issues; create a loose grassroots network of Catholics nationwide; and outwork and out-shout the newly-energized and well-funded organizations who publish lies about the faith to support pro-abortion and pro-gay marriage candidates.

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