Hispanic Committee

Justice For Immigrants

Justice For Immigrants is a project of the Catholic Bishops of the United States to educate Catholics about the Church’s teachings on immigrants and welcoming the stranger.

Kentucky Bishops Issue Pastoral Statement on Immigration

On August 29, 2006 the four Catholic Bishops of Kentucky issued a pastoral statement related to the immigration reform debate raging throughout the country:

Member-Prepared Articles

To further the education of Catholics on immigration, members of the Catholic Conference of Kentucky’s Hispanic Committee, an advisory group of 12 persons appointed by the four Kentucky bishops, have prepared the following articles. Please download and use them for adult religious formations programs, bulletin inserts, and in other ways that will help us be Christ to others by welcoming the strangers in our midst.

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]

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