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The Moral Urgency of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Some say that we should wait again, wait longer to work on the immigration system, wait until later, do it slowly, over time, down the road, piece by piece, and not act now. But our message was this: the time ...

GOP budget fails moral standard
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 1:30pm | Type: Press

April 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Paul Ryan, Joe Biden: A Tale of Two Catholics
Originally Posted: 08/16/2012 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The 2012 presidential campaign could bear a new subtitle: A Tale of Two Catholics. The 2012 presidential campaign could bear a new subtitle: A Tale of Two Catholics. For the fi ...

Churches Can't Be the Primary Social Safety Net
Originally Posted: 07/11/2012 - 2:04pm | Type: Blog

Religion reporter Amy Sullivan has an interesting piece in The New Republic today on the politics surround the deep cuts to government food programs being proposed by the House Agriculture Committee. ...

VIDEO: Sister Simone Campbell Speaks At Rep. Paul Ryan's Office
Originally Posted: 06/21/2012 - 11:17am | Type: Blog

Nuns on the Bus, a cross-country bus tour of sisters sponsored by NETWORK, hopes to protest the House Republican budget that drastically cuts safety net programs. On June 20, Nun ...

Nuns on the Bus Hits Rep. Paul Ryan's Wisconsin Office
Originally Posted: 06/21/2012 - 8:51am | Type: Blog

When the Nuns on the Bus pulled up in front of Rep. Paul Ryan’s home office in Janesville, Wis., earlier this week, they were challenging the theological rationale he has been using for his budget plan that ha ...

Paul Ryan’s Not-Very-Catholic Catholic Budget
Originally Posted: 04/27/2012 - 9:50am | Type: Blog

Give Congressman Paul Ryan credit for persistence. The Wisconsin Republican and architect of the GOP’s budget plan has spent a month arguing that his party’s proposals to cut programs for the needy while sparing the Defense Department and not raising ...

Georgetown Faculty Challenge Ryan Budget
Originally Posted: 04/24/2012 - 8:23pm | Type: Blog

A group of professors and administrators is joining the chorus taking Ryan to task for claiming his budget proposal falls in line with Catholic teaching. Rep. Paul Ryan is slated ...

Catholic Bishops Say Ryan Budget Fails Moral Test
Originally Posted: 04/18/2012 - 1:01pm | Type: Blog

A week after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan claimed his Catholic faith inspired the Republicans' cost-cutting budget plan, the nation’s Catholic bishops reiterated their demand that the federal ...

Ryan Budget is a Present-Day 'Hunger Games'
Originally Posted: 04/18/2012 - 8:45am | Type: Blog

The Catholic Bishops have now come out with their concerns about the Ryan budget and how it abandons the poor and the hungry. Melissa Boteach of Half-in-Ten —the campaign to cu ...

Same Budget Problems, New Budget Year
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:06pm | Type: Blog

This morning, Congressman Paul Ryan (R- WI), chairman of the House Budget Committee, released a proposal for an FY 2013 budget. Similar to last year, the plan places an undue burden of deficit reduction on low ...