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  • Archbishop Lori: Senators’ questions for Catholic nominee “contrary to Constitution”

    Archbishop Lori: Senators’ questions for Catholic nominee “contrary to Constitution”

    • Sep 11, 2017

    Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, said the Senate hearing for Amy Coney Barrett, nominee for a seat on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, was “deeply disappointing” since a number of senators failed to “simply consider the professional achievements of a nominee for the federal judiciary” and instead “challenged her fitness to serve due to her Catholic faith.”

  • U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    • Jul 27, 2017

    After the Republican senate voted to proceed to debate their version of a healthcare bill, Bishop Frank J. Dewane released a statement saying the “current proposals are simply unacceptable as written, and any attempts to repeal the ACA (Affordable Care Act) without a concurrent replacement is also unacceptable.”

  • NETWORK joins bishops’ press against Republican health care plan

    NETWORK joins bishops’ press against Republican health care plan

    • Jul 25, 2017

    The U.S. Senate expects to vote on healthcare this week. The USCCB and NETWORK have spoken forcefully against the senate Republican bill, and the religious women at NETWORK have written a letter to give to all the senators urging them to vote no.

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