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In Wake of Election 2016, Nationwide Catholic Social Justice Conference Convenes in D.C.

As the 2016 election cycle draws to a close, the Ignatian Solidarity Network will, this weekend, welcome nearly 2,000 people to Washington, D.C. for the 19th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

Catholic Women Leaders Speak Out Against “Toxic Politics of Fear”

The presidents of Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Health Association have joined 70 Catholic women leaders speaking out against what they describe as the “toxic politics of fear” in the 2016 election.
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Over 1,200 to Ask Congress to Stand with Pope Francis at 18th Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

In what is estimated to be the largest Catholic advocacy day of the year, more than 1,200 individuals will go to Capitol Hill on Monday, November 9 to urge members of Congress to address the moral issues raised by Pope Francis during his recent visit to the U.S., including climate change and immigration. The day of advocacy is part of the 18th Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) on November 7-9 in Washington, D.C., a national social justice gathering of predominately students and young adults affiliated with U.S. Jesuit institutions and the larger Catholic Church.