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Press Release: NETWORK Reacts to Choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s Running Mate

NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, believes that the newly announced Romney-Ryan Republican presidential ticket presents U.S. voters with the starkest election decision in years about the moral vision and future of our nation. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Invites Mitt Romney to Accompany Catholic Sisters Working with Families at the Economic Margins

The Sisters’ invitation comes after recent false attacks from Mr. Romney that demonstrate his lack of understanding of the struggles families and children face as they work to get out of poverty. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Nuns Launch Nine-state Bus Tour Highlighting How Federal Budget Cuts Harm Struggling Families

NETWORK today announced a multi-state bus trip by Catholic Sisters highlighting the work Sisters do to meet the needs of people at the economic margins and revealing how federal budget cuts proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and passed by the House of Representatives will hurt struggling families in these states.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to Vatican Report

We are deeply puzzled by the findings in the Assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which were just released by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Regrets Sen. Snowe’s Retirement Decision

We have been greatly concerned in recent years about the growing partisan divide on Capitol Hill, which has made it far more difficult to pass reasonable legislation. Senator Snowe, as a Republican moderate, gave us hope that some of the polarization might be overcome, and her retirement makes achieving that goal harder. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s Executive Director and U.S. Catholic Sisters Sign Amicus Brief to Supreme Court Supporting Medicaid Expansion

Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK’s Executive Director, took a leadership role in organizing the distribution and signing of an amicus brief concerning Medicaid expansion, which was just filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Praises New Agreement on Contraceptive Coverage

NETWORK applauds the administration’s accommodation of the religious conscience objections to the provision of insurance coverage for contraceptives to women at no cost to them.   Read more

Setting the Record Straight on Federal Funding for Catholic Organizations

Catholic groups and members of the Obama administration have had some disagreements in recent weeks, but we at NETWORK believe that some Catholic complaints have been exaggerated or misinformed.  Read more

NETWORK Calls for Dialog: DHHS Rule Provides for Unacceptable and Unintended Consequences

Read NETWORK's response to the administrative rule that will require most health insurance plans to cover contraceptive services. Read more

NETWORK Executive Director Signs Letter to Republican Candidates

Washington DC: NETWORK Executive Director Simone Campbell, SSS, joined with 40 other Catholic leaders in signing a letter to Republican candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. The letter challenges the candidates to refrain from ugly racial stereotyping and other forms of divisive rhetoric rooted in bigotry. Click above to read the full text and to learn who signed the letter. Read more

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