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Catholics @ the Capitol Events Begin This Weekend06 Nov

November 6, 4:25 pm: Polls in Kentucky close in less than two hours and the count will begin. All those who voted fulfilled a basic civic duty and helped select the women and men who will now represent us in Frankfort. And that means it is time to remember that Faithful Citizenship is not just […]
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Faithful Citizens Vote Their Consciences22 Oct

UPDATE Here is a link to material provided by the Florida Catholic Conference about positions taken by the presidential candidates on issues of special interest to Catholics. Many political issues have important moral dimensions that must be considered. Protecting human life begins with our opposition to abortion and euthanasia, which are pre-eminent threats to human […]
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Religious Liberty Bill Clears Senate Committee10 Mar

ACTION: Call 1 800 372 7181 and ask your State Senator to support Senate Bill 158 when it comes to the floor for a vote. Click here to send an email message to your State Senator. In Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U. S. bishops write the following: Civil law should fully recognize and […]
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New Issue of WITNESS Published05 Dec

The Fall 2011 issue of WITNESS is now available online. In addition to the article about “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” there are articles by Ms. Leisa Schulz, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Louisville, about handing on our Faith as catechists and by Deacon Frank Villalobos who reports on an annual cultural event […]

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Death Penalty – Important Hearing Next Week!
Next week presents a great opportunity to express your support for ending the use of capital punishment in Kentucky. On Friday, July 6, the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Commitee on Judiciary will be holding a hearing on the death penalty, including a 30 minute presentation by Representatives Jason Nemes and Chad McCoy on why the death […]

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 […]

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