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See Who is Cheering for a Congressional Lame-Duck Session…

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By Matt Smith Congress comes back to Washington D.C. this week. They have a lot of unfinished business most importantly being the fact they have not passed appropriations bills for the next fiscal year which begins October 1st and it …

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50 Days of Prayer & Action

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Monday, September 13, 2010 marks 50 days until Americans will go to the polls to vote in the mid-term Congressional elections. Our friends at Priests for Life recently started a “Prayer for our Nation as we Prepare to Elect our …

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Seeking to Settle Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Once and For All

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By Matt Smith One of the largest pro-life efforts ever in Congress will begin this week. Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), Chairman of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, will introduce the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” on Thursday, July 29, …

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Another Example the Health Care Bill IS REALLY NOT Pro-Life

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By Matt Smith Members of Congress are still trying to hide behind Catholic Health Association CEO Sister Carol Keehan’s pro-life declaration about the health care bill suffered another defeat on July 2, 2010. One component buried in the health care …

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Racial Injustice and Abortion

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By: Anne Hendershott While support for President Obama remains strong among African Americans, it is difficult to understand why so many seem to overlook the fact that the expansion of abortion rights under this President and the current Democrat Congress …

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Examining Northern Virginia's Catholic Congressional Candidates

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When Congressman Tom Davis (R, VA-11) announced he would not seek re-election in 2008, political forecasters quickly moved the district into a toss-up, lean Democrat district. Regardless of the 2008 national trends, the district would have likely remained a Republican …

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The Catholic Health Association and the Future of Catholic Unity

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By: Stephen Phelan Five years short of its centennial anniversary, the Catholic Health Association (CHA) appears to have achieved a level of influence in American politics unsurpassed by perhaps any other health industry association, religious or secular, in history. Its …

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Nancy Pelosi is at it again…Part III

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On Monday, Catholic Advocate alerted our community to an event that took place last week – “The Obama Catholic Coalition Meets in D.C.” Now, the folks at Cybercast News Service have obtained video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussing immigration reform …

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The White House and the Congress Are Hurting the Church, and We Must Stop It

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By: Deal W. Hudson The present White House is having a huge impact on the Church in America.  It’s typical to hear talk about the influence of the Church on politics, but at the present moment the influence is definitely …

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What to Expect in Washington Next Week…

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Catholic Advocate is launching a new initiative to educate our community about upcoming activities on Capitol Hill and around Washington. In some way, all issues on Capitol Hill either affect or are of interest to Catholics. We will strive to …

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