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Elizabethtown Catholics @ the Capitol Event CANCELLED24 Nov

It appears that November 27 was not a good time to schedule this event in Elizabethtown. We thank the few who registered, especially Representative Lee and Senator Parrett who planned to be there to meet constituents. We encourage everyone in the area to look for legislative alerts about issues coming before the 2013 Kentucky General […]
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Plan Now to Attend Catholics @ the Capitol Event in Your Area08 Sep

Nineteen Catholics @ the Capitol events will take place following this year’s elections. This is a reminder that Faithful Citizenship is not just about voting, but about involvement in the public life of our community. Here is the schedule of events in the four dioceses. Plan now to attend one of these events.     […]

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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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