- Dec 14, 2019
Congress was busy in 2019, but the House and Senate were often at cross purposes with each other.
Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Father Patrick Conroy will be back on the job as House Chaplain.
Republican Congressman Walter Jones is calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to reinstate Father Patrick Conroy as chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives following revelations last week that Ryan forced Conroy from his post.
On Friday, the U.S. bishops came out against the recently passed House tax reform bill, calling it “deeply flawed.” In a statement by Bishop Frank Dewane, the bishops called on the senate to fix the shortcomings of the current bill and to be guided by a concern for the poor and for families.