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Economic Justice
Catholic Charities Leaders Plead for Needs of Poor with Congress
Sunday, April 21, 2013
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The picture on Ted Bergh's cellphone showed a long line of people winding around Springfield Central Catholic School in western Ohio. They were there April 13 to get food, he said; 733 families, 2,378 people in all.
 
Bishops Remind Congress Poor Must Be First in Budget Priorities
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The needs of poor and vulnerable Americans must remain at the top of the country's spending priorities as Congress debates the federal budget in the coming weeks, the chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committees said.
 
'Labor Priests' Trained to Help Immigrant, Low-Wage Workers
Friday, July 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (CNS)—The concept of "labor priest," epitomized by Msgr. John Egan and Msgr. George Higgins in the 20th century, has been given a new twist to meet the realities of the 21st century.

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