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Why do we work for access to Catholic education in underserved communities?

We believe parents have the primary role in the education of their children and access to Catholic education is primary to our mission as Catholics. It is how we serve the needs of children and families and help improve their lives. Catholic education is a public service and a contributor to the common good […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Catholic Education, School Choice|Comments Off on Why do we work for access to Catholic education in underserved communities?|

Addressing Poverty

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free.”  Luke 4:18

The coming election cycle will present Iowans with the opportunity to […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Economic Concerns, Human Life and Dignity, Issues|Comments Off on Addressing Poverty|

Ethical and Religious Directives of Catholic Health Care Services

“The purpose of these Ethical and Religious Directives then is twofold: first, to reaffirm the ethical standards of behavior in health care that flow from the Church’s teaching about the dignity of the human person; second, to provide authoritative guidance on certain moral issues that face Catholic health care today.”

The Ethical and Religious Directives […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Bioethics, Care for Creation, End of Life, Healthcare, Human Life and Dignity, Issues|Comments Off on Ethical and Religious Directives of Catholic Health Care Services|

No Child Left Behind

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or ESEA, was passed in 1965 as the education component of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” It was designed to address the achievement gap between children from low-income families and their higher-income peers and was the most expansive federal education bill ever passed. The bill created a special […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Catholic Education|Comments Off on No Child Left Behind|

Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage of ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion” Act, which would codify a permanent, government-wide policy against taxpayer subsidies for abortion and abortion coverage. It also requires health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act to disclose the extent of their coverage for abortion and the amount of any surcharge for […]

By |February 4th, 2015|Abortion, Human Life and Dignity, Issues, Marriage and Family, News, News and Legislative Updates|Comments Off on Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage of ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’|