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Faith-Based Initiatives

 

"We do not need a State which regulates and controls everything, but a State which, in accordance with the principle of subsidiarity, generously acknowledges and supports initiatives arising from the different social forces and combines spontaneity with closeness to those in need. The Church is one of those living forces: she is alive with the love enkindled by the Spirit of Christ. This love does not simply offer people material help, but refreshment and care for their souls, something which often is even more necessary than material support."
—Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est, 2005

LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, AND STATEMENTS

Joint Letter to House on School Readiness Act 2005
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Rev. Larry Snyder, Michael Rodgers
September 21, 2005
Joint Letter to Senator Grassley and Congressman Thomas on JOBS Act
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Thomas DeStefano, Rev. Michael Place
September 30, 2004
Joint Letter to Senate on the CARE Act
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Thomas DeStefano, Rev. Michael Place
March 11, 2004
Joint Letter to Congressman Blunt on CARE Act
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Rev. Michael Place
May 6, 2003
Letter to White House Chief of Staff on CARE Act
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick
May 5, 2003
Joint Letter to Senate Leadership on the CARE Act of 2003
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Rev. J. Bryan Hehir
February 7, 2003
Joint Letter to Senator Baucus on the CARE Act
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Rev. J. Bryan Hehir
April 12, 2002
Joint Letter to Senate Leadership on the CARE Act of 2002
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Rev. J. Bryan Hehir
February 26, 2002
Statement on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Cardinal Roger Mahony
February 12, 2001

PRIMERS, BACKGROUNDERS, AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

Backgrounder on Faith Based-Initiatives
April 2006



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