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Media Alert: Thousands Mobilize for National Day of Action Against Wage Theft

NETWORK joins a coalition of dozens of national, state and local organizations, coordinated by Interfaith Worker Justice, to announce a National Day of Action Against Wage Theft. Read more

NETWORK Calls for Government Action on Dramatic Rise in Poverty

In response to today’s U.S. Census Bureau’s release of the 2009 poverty data, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, stated: “These poverty statistics underscore the grim fact that people who benefited the least from the last economic boom are the ones who are suffering the most in this severe recession... Read more

NETWORK Supports Construction of Manhattan Mosque and Community Center

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today strongly reaffirmed our support for the building of the Manhattan mosque and community center that have drawn opposition due to their location two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks. We also strongly denounce the religious intolerance and political opportunism of many who oppose their construction. Read more

Catholic Social Justice Lobby Releases New Data on Poverty during the Economic Downturn

Washington DC: NETWORK today released its new report on how people in poverty have been affected by the recession and high unemployment.   Read more

NETWORK Present at Signing of Historic Healthcare Reform Legislation

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today celebrates the signing by President Obama of historic healthcare reform legislation. This is a remarkable time in our nation’s history as we finally take concrete steps to bring healthcare to tens of millions of people who have been denied this essential right. Read more

NETWORK Praises Catholic Health Association Support of Healthcare Reform Bill

Today, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, issued a statement strongly endorsing comments about healthcare reform legislation by Sister Carol Keehan, President and CEO of the Catholic Health Association. Read more

Catholic Social Justice Lobby Responds to New Census Bureau Data on Poverty and Lack of Healthcare

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, issued the following statement about the rising numbers of people in poverty and without health insurance: Read more

Catholic Social Justice Lobby Thanks Pope Benedict XVI for His Strong Statement About Economic Justice

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, welcomes the pope’s new encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, which emphasizes the importance of many of NETWORK’s priority issues, including our work for effective ways to address poverty and hunger, justice for immigrants, ecological justice, fair trade, and development. Read more

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