Catholic Social Concerns Ministry

Pope Francis: “Dioceses, parishes, religious institutes, organizations, and individual Christians: we are all called to welcome our brothers and sisters who are fleeing war, hunger, violence, and cruel conditions of life.” “The only solution to the migration crisis is solidarity.” … Continue reading

Catholic Social Concerns Ministry

US Conference of Bishops: This spring the Conference is focusing on three important issues: 1. Improving Health & Health Care 2. Standing in Solidarity with Refugees 3. Poverty-Reducing International Assistance. Catholics across the nation will be approaching their Congressional Representatives … Continue reading

Catholic Social Concerns Ministry

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops which runs the largest refugee resettlement network in the country, said it “strongly disagreed” with the prohibitions and pledged to work “vigorously to ensure refugees are humanely welcomed.” Walla Walla Union~Bulletin, 1/30/17 Bishop … Continue reading

Catholic Social Concerns Ministry

Pope Francis on democracy: “Public pressure has to be exerted in order to bring about decisive political action.” “Society through non-governmental organizations and intermediate groups must put pressure on governments… Unless citizens control political power – national, regional, and municipal … Continue reading