Legislature to consider sports betting

We recognize that gambling can be a legitimate recreational activity in an atmosphere of moderation and control, and we appreciate the assistance that some of our charities and institutions have received from casinos over the years. However, gambling becomes morally unacceptable when it deprives someone of what is necessary to provide for his or her [...]

By |February 3rd, 2019|Economic Concerns, Human Life and Dignity, Marriage and Family, News, News and Legislative Updates|Comments Off on Legislature to consider sports betting

Bishops comment on Supreme Court marriage decision – June 2015

June 29, 2015 The US Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage saddens us. To make something legal does not mean that it is true or good. Take, for example, the ruling that legalized abortion. Notwithstanding this ruling, we will continue to lead people to live under the Gospel, which requires us to be humble and loving [...]

By |June 26th, 2015|Marriage and Family, News, News and Legislative Updates, Policy Briefs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bishops comment on Supreme Court marriage decision – June 2015

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 that [...]

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’