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Our Catholic Social Teachings Program features a new perspective from guest speakers monthly. The topics are timeless in the teachings of the Catholic Church and current in our world today. Take a fresh look at our church and it’s teachings regarding the marginalized.

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Urge your senators to pass bipartisan
anti-trafficking legislation
As Bishop Mario Dorsonville, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration, said in a letter with other Catholic leaders last month, “this legislation is critical for continuing and bolstering our nation’s efforts to eradicate human trafficking and assist human trafficking survivors.”
https://www.votervoice.net/USCCB/Campaigns/98382/Respond

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Videos:

The 7 Principles of Catholic Social Teaching /Catholic Relief Services and the USCCB. CLICK HERE

Resources from Previous Discussions

Updated Catechism of the Catholic Church (Paragraph #2267):
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cfaith/documents/rc_con_cfaith_doc_20180801_catechismo-penadimorte_en.html 

America Magazine article with Sister Helen Prejean:
https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2021/01/11/trump-barr-federal-execution-death-penalty-helen-prejean-239560?fbclid=IwAR0PvjCkLHY1PEVCXif8A-J5rBUxhNRGAjLAPvbGoyoR01GnTlxCxON12TY

Podcast: Criminal – Sister Helen Prejean
https://thisiscriminal.com/episode-156-sister-helen/

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:
https://www.usccb.org/news/2020/recalling-meaning-advent-us-bishop-chairmen-call-end-executions

Video by Bryan Stevenson on the Death Penalty:
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Woqm3NHzpms 

Archbishop Hartmayer statement on racial violence: https://georgiabulletin.org/news/2020/05/archbishop-hartmayer-releases-statement-in-wake-of-racial-violence-protests/ 

Father Bryan Massingale https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/assumptions-white-privilege-and-what-we-can-do-about-it

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: https://www.usccb.org/resources/open-wide-our-hearts-study-guide

Find out more about what the USCCB says about the topic here.

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