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Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. Learn About Protecting the Poor During the Economic Crisis.

In Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops apply Catholic teaching to many important issues affecting human life and dignity. One issue is "an economic crisis which has devastated lives and livelihoods, increasing national and global unemployment, poverty, and hunger; increasing deficits and debt and the duty to respond in ways which protect those who are poor and vulnerable as well as future generations."

The New Roman Missal

The Roman Missal, Third Edition, the ritual text containing prayers and instructions for the celebration of the Mass, has been approved for use beginning on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011. Read on for some resources to help renew your understanding and appreciation of the Sacred Liturgy as we prepare to welcome the New Roman Missal.

Cardinal Wuerl Launches Blog

"Seek First the Kingdom" is the title of the blog launched Sunday, February 26 by the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl.Cardinal Wuerl writes, "The title .... comes from the challenge of Jesus to his disciples that in the midst of all the things that make up our daily life we would keep our hearts clearly focused on something that is not as visible as the creation around us, but is every bit as real – the presence of God in our lives.

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