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Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell and “Nuns on the Bus” Invite Presidential Candidates to Spend Day with Catholic Sisters and Struggling Families

In Light of New Data Showing 46 Million Americans Living in Poverty, Nuns Invite Presidential Tickets to Witness Stories of Hardship Read more

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 Calls for Candidates to Respond to Crisis of Millions of People in Poverty

We are deeply disturbed by Washington’s continued inability to effectively address our nation’s poverty rates, as evidenced by today’s release of official poverty statistics Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell to Speak at Democratic National Convention

NETWORK is pleased to confirm that Sister Simone Campbell has accepted an invitation to speak at the Democratic National Convention on the evening of Wednesday, September 5. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Calls for More Focus on Ecological Issues

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, joins the Franciscan Action Network in calling on President Obama and Governor Romney to acknowledge that global climate change and other ecological devastation are critical moral issues. Read more

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

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