Needs of the poor emphasized as fiscal cliff looms

Washington D.C., Dec 29, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With just days left in 2012, advocates for the poor are asking elected officials to avert the fiscal cliff and its potentially devastating effects on the economy. The federal budget “is a moral document that demonstrates the nation’s priorities,” said Father Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA on Dec. 4. “Therefore, the needs and concerns of the most vulnerable must be a top … [Read more...]