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Letter to Covington Catholic High School Community from Bishop Foys26 Jan

On Friday, January 25, Bishop Roger Foys of Covington sent the following letter to the students and parents in the Covington Catholic High School community.

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New Statement from the Diocese of Covington22 Jan

Earlier today, the Diocese of Covington released the following statement:

On Monday afternoon the Covington Police alerted us that they had intelligence concerning a planned protest, Jan. 22, at Covington Catholic High School and a vigil at the Diocesan Curia. Due to threats of violence and the possibility of large crowds the Diocese was advised to close Covington Catholic High School, the Diocesan Curia and neighboring Covington Latin School. We thank law enforcement officers for their protection and will reopen when they say it is safe to do so.

Concerning the incident in Washington, D.C., between Covington Catholic students, Elder Nathan Phillips and Black Hebrew Israelites the independent, third-party investigation is planned to begin this week. This is a very serious matter that has already permanently altered the lives of many people. It is important for us to gather the facts that will allow us to determine what corrective actions, if any, are appropriate.

We pray that we may come to the truth and that this unfortunate situation may be resolved peacefully and amicably and ask others to join us in this prayer.

We will have no further statements until the investigation is complete.

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Catholics @ the Capitol 201907 Jan

Catholics @ the Capitol events will be held across the Commonwealth in the coming weeks. This is a great opportunity to prepare for connecting with your legislators, Capitol Domeespecially if you have not done so before or if you often feel unprepared to reach out to your elected officials. At each event, CCK staff will provide a full briefing on the main issues of concern in this year’s session of the Kentucky General Assembly and will provide assistance in connecting you with your state senator and representative. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Please review the schedule below for the event  nearest to you:

1-28-19 7 pm Holy Family Parish
Saffin Center
3926 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213
1-31-19 7 pm to Pax Christi
9 pm 4001 Victoria Way
Lexington, KY   40515
2-9-19 9 am The Curia Office
to Diocese of Covington
12 pm Bishop Howard Memorial
Auditorium, Lower Level
1125 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011
2-9-19 10:30 am Good Shepherd
to 525 Main Street
1 pm Campton, KY  41301
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Messenger Article on 2018 Elections18 Oct

The October 19, 2018 Issue of The Messenger features an article titledCapitol Dome “Kentucky voters encouraged to meet with candidates, can have a significant influence on legislation”.  You can find the article here. Please read it and share with friends and family.

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2018 Elections05 Oct

On November 6, 2018, Kentuckians will cast votes for every seat in the state House of Representatives and several seats in the Senate. The candidates that prevail will begin their work as legislators in January for the 2019 term of the Kentucky General Assembly.  Capitol Dome

You have an important role to play in this process.  Legislators will soon have to grapple with significant issues related to health care, education, tax policy and the criminal justice system. Candidates for office need to hear from you now in order to start the conversation on issues that they will consider during the next legislative session and beyond. No matter who wins on Election Day, a large number of seats will be held by first time candidates who may be new to the work of the Catholic Conference of Kentucky (“CCK”).

To help start these conversations, CCK has prepared a one-page handout that highlights those issues in which we have an opportunity to make an impact in the near future.  You can view it by clicking here.

Please study the document and engage with candidates on issues that will be in play during the 2019 legislative session.  More importantly, share the document  with friends and distribute copies at your schools and parishes.  

Thank you for your faithful citizenship!

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