The Common Good

USCCB Official Part Of 'Faithful Filibuster'

Date: October 15, 2013

Kathy Saile, director of domestic social development at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, joined officials of Bread for the World, Sojourners, and the National Association of Evangelicals in launching a “faithful filibuster.”

The filibuster, which includes the reading of biblical passages, seeks “to remind congressional leaders of the biblical mandate to protect the most vulnerable people” in budget deliberations, according to a press release from Circle of Protection, the sponsoring organization