CCUSA’s Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, we urge policymakers to see the faces of those in need in their communities and to create policies that assist and support them.
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July 27, 2017
In an open letter to members of Congress today, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) welcomed the introduction of the Dream Act …
July 19, 2017
Catholic Charities USA, along with National Catholic Rural Life, Catholic Relief Services, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committees …
CCUSA and USCCB Urge Continued Funding for Programs that Help Communities in Areas of Disaster and Immigration
July 19, 2017
Catholic Charities USA and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops wrote a joint letter to the House Committee on Appropriations …
Pope Francis says, "the just ordering of society and of the state is a central responsibility of politics." Our Catholic faith calls us to serve the most vulnerable and to advocate for justice in social structures. CCUSA and the entire Catholic Charities ministry have a responsibility to advocate for just policy positions and to share our experience of serving those in need.
“The Church cannot and must not take upon herself the political battle to bring about the most just society possible. She cannot and must not replace the State. Yet at the same time she cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice. She has to play her part…”
DEUS CARITAS EST, NO. 28