The familiar words of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, "Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me," speak compellingly to us today as we witness the plight of the more than 50,000 unaccompanied children fleeing to our country to escape the ...
See How the Candidates Responded to Survey of Key Election Issues
6/5/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago
Maryland Catholic Conference (MCC) has posted on its website (www.mdcathcon.org/elections) all of the candidate responses to its 2014 election surveys. Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys Maryland candidates for the U.S. Congress, governor and General Assembly about their positions on issues of interest to ...
Down Syndrome Information Bill to be Signed by Governor – May 5
5/2/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago
The parents of children with Down syndrome have been heard. They want more information – accurate information – provided to new parents who receive a pre- or post-natal diagnosis that their child has Down syndrome.
Thankfully, the Maryland General Assembly passed unanimously on the last day of session (at 11:57 pm ...
"It is through free, creative, participatory and mutually supportive labor that human beings express and enhance the dignity of their lives. A just wage enables them to have adequate access to all the other goods which are destined for our common use."
Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium
Bishops of Maryland Urge Fair Treatment of Workers
1/20/2014 12:00:00 AM EST
2 years ago
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops recognize January as Poverty Awareness Month. In a statement titled The Dignity of Work, Maryland’s Catholic bishops call attention to the needs of the poor and the backbone of Maryland's workforce - the low-wage earner and working families, and urge their fair ...