Tag: federal budget

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    “The common good is found in all our faith traditions—Catholic, black churches. I found it back to John Chrysostom in the fourth century. And the moral foundation of it is to love your neighbor as yourself.” More

    April 5, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch more of managing editor Kim Lawton’s interviews with former US Ambassador to the Vatican and co-chair of Catholics for Romney Jim Nicholson, and Maureen Ferguson, senior policy advisor with the Catholic Association. More

    September 4, 2012 | Comments

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    “I do not believe that the preferential option for the poor means a preferential option for big government,” says Republican vice presidential candidate and Roman Catholic Paul Ryan. More

    August 17, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from the July 2nd arrival of “Nuns on the Bus” on Capitol Hill and listen to Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, talk about the Ryan budget versus the nuns’ “faithful budget.” More

    July 3, 2012 | Comments

  • thumb01-paulryanbudget

    Is the federal government more than “one word for things we do together”? Should the government say, “You’re on your own”? A politician and a priest speak about Catholic social teaching, the budget, and the role of government in our lives. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’re a nation based on moral values, and when we express those values to communities around the world, we’re showing them an America…with whom they want to partner and not fight.” More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    Working with communities of faith means “helping millions of Americans connect to the opportunity to serve vulnerable populations abroad.” More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    “We ought to pray here every day until Congress proves worthy of the calling of the nation to govern,” said Rev. Michael Livingston, director of the National Council of Churches poverty initiative, at a gathering of religious leaders on Capitol Hill. More

    July 28, 2011 | Comments

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    As the debate over the federal budget continues in Washington, religious leaders like Rev. Jim Wallis are urging members of both parties to protect the poor. “A budget is a moral document,” he says. “And the common good has to outweigh ideological, political battles in this town.” More

    July 15, 2011 | Comments

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    We review some of the week’s leading religion news stories, from deadly riots in Afghanistan over the burning of a Quran at a Florida church to the morality of the budget to a church-state decision from the Supreme Court. More

    April 8, 2011 | Comments