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Catholics Confront Global Povertycalls on Catholics to defend the life and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world.
The New Evangelization calls on every baptized person to be a peacemaker. - Pope Francis
The Office of International Justice & Peace is an office of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human
The Office of International Justice & Peace assists the bishops in advancing the social mission of the Church, especially in its advocacy for policies that advance justice, defend human dignity and protect poor and vulnerable communities around the world.
In a letter to Senate Judiciary leaders, Bishop Pates and Southern Baptist leadership urge the Senate to pass bill S. 653. This bill will create a Special Envoy to protect the rights of religious minorities abroad, including Christians.
The USCCB is attentively following the situation in Ukraine. The President of the USCCB, Archbishop Kurtz, has issued a statement calling on Catholics to pray for a peaceful resolution of the crisis there.
LENT 2014: PRAY FOR WORK OF PEACE IN THE HOLY LAND
Bishop Pates asks the U.S. Catholic community to pray and act in support of peace in the Holy Land this Lent. Now is the time to redouble our prayerful efforts as Secretary of State John Kerry works to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read Bishop Pates' letter, pray and get involved by visiting our Israel-Palestine page.
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