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“Brutality of the Death Penalty Disregards Human Dignity”01 May

The botched execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma on Tuesday evening clearly demonstrates the horror associated with the use of this punishment in the United States. In a prepared statement Archbishop Paul Coakley said: The execution of Clayton Lockett really highlights the brutality of the death penalty, and I hope it leads us to consider […]
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HB 1: Workers’ Wages Must Allow Them to Form and Support Families20 Jan

On Feb. 6 the Kentucky House of Representatives passed HB1 by a bi-partisan vote of 54 – 44 and sent it to the Senate. The Senate assigned it to the Sen. State and Local Government committee on Feb. 12. The Senate has taken no further action on the bill. Last June, Bishop Stephen E. Blaire […]
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Language Can Build Community22 Dec

by Sister Mary Schmuck, RSM schmuckrsm@scnazarethky.org The recent and much reported Catholic community experience of changes in our language during the “source and summit” expression of our faith, Liturgy of the Eucharist, often referred to as Mass, has reminded me yet again of the importance of language. Another big learning:  how long it took me […]

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2021 Session Update
The 2021 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is moving fast! After being unable to meet last week due to weather, legislators are now convening five days a week to complete their work. This is a 30-day session and as of this week we are past the halfway point. The Legislative Message Line can […]

Myth/Fact on Education Opportunity Accounts
CCK is joining with parents, educators and students to support educational choice bills HB 149 and SB 25 during the 2021 legislative session. The legislation would create an Education Opportunity Account (“EOA”) program. Under an EOA program, private donations are awarded via financial assistance to families to cover extensive educational services including K-12 tuition assistance […]

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