CCUSA, USCCB urge support for legislation protecting religious freedom

In a letter to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offered their support for the Lifting Local Communities Act (S. 75). The senator’s proposed legislation honors and ensures the protection of religious freedom for faith-based organizations and their work and ministry to serve people in need. CCUSA and USCCB urge Sen. Rubio’s colleagues to sign on as cosponsors of this bill.

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CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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