August 17, 2017

As representatives of national and international Catholic advocacy organizations working for peace and justice, we condemn unequivocally the display of hatred, overt racism, and violence manifest this past weekend in Charlottesville,

August 11, 2017

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have reached a dangerous turning point. There is no military solution. We must act now to prevent the prospect of a nuclear war.

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017 

Contact: Jenny Labbadia, Communications and Outreach Associate   

Office: 202-635-5812 Email: jlabbadia@columban.org 

 

May 19, 2017

Washington, D.C.-  Yesterday, the Trump Administration sent official notice to Congress calling for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. For nearly twenty years, the Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment has called for a transparent and open trade policy that respects and supports the human dignity of every person, the integrity of God’s creation, and advances the common good.

Based on the leaked proposal in April, we fear that a modernization of NAFTA that would include some of the worst provisions of TPP will further exacerbate inequities at the expense of vulnerable populations and creation.

May 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, D.C. – May 1, 2017 – On Friday, April 31, 2017, Catholics participated in a lobby day on Capitol Hill co-sponsored by Catholic Climate Covenant and the Columban Center for Advocacy & Outreach.

April 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 24, 2017 Press Contact: Hannah Graf Evans, hannah@fcnl.org, 202-903-2537

March 15, 2017

Today, 35 diverse religious leaders joined together to welcome a Republican resolution on climate change, introduced by Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6), and fourteen other Republican members of Congress.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 7, 2017

Washington, D.C. - Today representatives from national Catholic religious orders and advocacy organizations responded to the new executive order issued by the Trump administration.

February 24, 2017

Washington, D.C. – On February 24, 2017 representatives from twelve national Catholic religious orders and advocacy organizations signed a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly.

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