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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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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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