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Press Release: NETWORK Responds to Syrian Crisis

As the world community debates what can or should be done to alleviate that suffering, NETWORK stands strong in our belief that violence is not the solution as it only begets more violence. Read more

Response to the Killing of Trayvon Martin and Trial Verdict

Racism and violence continue to be two of the deepest stains on our nation. Each of us should take a moment to pray and reflect—but, only a moment. In our hearts, we already know that a moral nation does all it can to eradicate both. The time to act is now. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Calls for Immediate Action on Gun Violence Prevention

NETWORK strongly supports the administration’s recommendations to address the crisis of gun violence in our nation. Sister Simone Campbell, who met with Vice President Biden last week and was present today when President Obama announced the recommendations, calls on Congress and all people to support life by limiting gun violence. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Statement on Michael Brown’s Death and the Ferguson Protests

FOR RELEASE: August 21, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

The sin of racism taints our nation’s soul. Daily images of protests in Ferguson and photos of young Michael Brown and the white police officer who shot him break our hearts again and again.

Press Release: NETWORK Statement on Safety for Religious Minorities in Iraq

FOR RELEASE: August 18, 2014
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK today released the following new statement on the crisis in Iraq:

We know that "War is not the Answer." However, there are times when intervention is necessary to protect human lives. Today, we cannot sit by and watch atrocities happen to Christians, Ysidis and other religious minorities in Iraq.

Press Release: NETWORK Calls for Peace and Humanitarian Aid in Iraq

FOR RELEASE: August 8, 2014
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK today released the following statement on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq:

Press Release: NETWORK Calls for Diplomacy and Political Action in Resolving Crisis in Iraq

FOR RELEASE: June 13, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today issued the following statement in response to current violence in Iraq:

Press Advisory: NETWORK Presents Congressional Briefing on Pope Francis in Preparation for President Obama’s Visit

PRESS ADVISORY
FOR RELEASE: March 21, 2014                                              
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Press Release: NETWORK Expresses Sorrow about Deaths in Libya

We are deeply saddened today because of the heartbreaking deaths of Ambassador Stevens and three U.S. staff members in the U.S. Consulate in eastern Libya. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Celebrates Senate Vote on New START

Having actively worked for this important legislation for some time (including our recent sponsoring of a conference call with Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, the lead negotiator for New START), we are elated that the Senate voted its support by such a wide margin (71-26). Read more