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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KY General Assembly Fails to Act on Scholarship Tax Credit Bills to Help Families
Unfortunately, the General Assembly failed to pass Scholarship Tax Credits as a standalone measure during the 2018 session.  They also failed to fulfill their commitment to include Scholarship Tax Credits in their tax reform proposal. In the end, this means thousands of low and middle income families will continue to be denied the opportunity to […]

Scholarship Tax Credits and Tax Reform
Most of you received emails or calls from legislators this session promising to include Scholarship Tax Credits in comprehensive tax reform.  I received similar commitments throughout the session.  Consequently, I was shocked to learn yesterday that the General Assembly passed a massive tax package that did not include Scholarship Tax Credits (or any other school […]

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