Wow! Pope Francis Invited to Address Joint Session of Congress in 2015

What do you think Pope Francis would say to the U.S. Congress?Today, on the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis' election to the papacy, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has invited the pope to address a joint session of Congress next September, during the pope's anticipated visit to the United States.Boehner, who extended the invitation in his capacity as the constitutional officer of Congress, represented both House and Senate leaders in making the request.  Shortly after the … [Read more...]

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Seattle Archdiocese Database Is Hacked; Up to 90,000 Affected

The Archdiocese of Seattle has issued an urgent warning after hackers hit one of its databases, stealing confidential information regarding up to 90,0000 employees and volunteers at parishes, schools and agencies throughout the archdiocese.The hackers have used personal information, including names and Social Security numbers, to file fax tax returns.  Already more than a dozen victims in the Chancery office and parish offices have learned that fraudulent tax returns were filed in their … [Read more...]

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The Bishops and American Business: Rethinking the Minimum Wage

DECENT WORK and JUST WAGES.  Those are the noble goals laid out in a January 8 letter to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways and Means, and signed by Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, chair of the U.S. bishops'  Committee on International Justice and Peace.  The letter asserts that the current federal mi … [Read more...]

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