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Economic Justice

Join with Pope Francis to Pray and Act for an End to Hunger

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a lifeline for the one in six Americans that struggle with hunger. No more cuts. Read more

Join with Pope Francis to Pray and Act for an End to Hunger

Say YES to Pope Francis' invitation to prayer to end hunger. Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell joins Governor John Kitzhaber and First Lady Cylvia Hayes in a discussion called, “Business and Faith for the Common Good.”

Based on their work for the Oregon Prosperity Initiative, Governor Kitzhaber, First Lady, Cylvia Hayes and special guests, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, and Duncan Wyse, president of the Oregon Business Council, assembled prominent leaders of Oregon’s business and faith communities on Friday, to discuss poverty, prosperity and economic justice. Read more

The National Debt: A Moral Issue

The National Debt is the amount of money that the U.S. government has had to borrow over the years to pay for the functioning of the government and its programs. It is now money that is owed to others – foreign governments, individuals and corporations. Anyone who has bought “Treasury Bonds” or other instruments owns a piece of this debt, which includes the interest our government must pay on the debt.

Government Shutdown: Share Your Story

Oct 07, 2013 | By Shantha Ready Alonso

Last weekend, Catholics celebrated the Feast of St.
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Overall Poverty Remains Stable, at the Highest Levels Recorded, Wealth Gap Widens

Sep 19, 2013 | By Sr. Marge Clark

The United States Poverty Data for 2012, released on September 17 showed no statistically significant difference from the 2011 situation. We would do well to feel very uncomfortable with this, as 2011 presented the most negative situation in any year since data has been collected.

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Poverty Data: No Significant Difference! -- Well, Not Statistically

Sep 19, 2013 | By Sr. Marge Clark

There is no statistically significant difference in the Census Bureau Poverty Data, comparing 2012 to 2011. However, looking within the statistics, pictures of people begin to emerge.

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Join NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus in Houston for a Trip to the Movies and a Teach-in on Taxes

Sneak Preview screening of Inequality for All

When: Thursday, September 26 7:30-9:15pm

Where: River Oaks movie theater at 2009 West Gray Street, Houston

Join NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus in Cleveland for a Teach-in on Taxes and a Trip to the Movies

NETWORK is hosting a tax fairness teach-in for Cleveland people of faith at River's Edge on Friday, October 4 from 8:00-9:30am as well as a sneak preview film screening of Robert Reich's Inequality for All. Read more

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