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  • WEEKS 5 & 6: COMPREHENSIVE SEX EDUCATION IN ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOLS FAILS ON HOUSE FLOOR WHILE PROHIBITION OF ABORTION BASED ON SEX SELECTION CLEARS THIS CHAMBER; SENTENCING REFORM RE.: MARIJAUNA POSSESSION PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE; and LCCB INTRODUCES STUDY RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE BURIAL OF MISCARRIED CHILDREN

    The past two weeks proved to be quite busy for the conference as many issues it has an interest in were pesented. More...

  • WEEK 4: PROHIBITION OF ABORTION BASED ON SEX SELECTION CLEARS FIRST HEARING WHILE MEDICAID EXPANSION IS DEALT ITS FINAL BLOW for ‘15

    The Legislature hears measure protecting the unborn no matter what gender, while beginning to address an over $1 Billion budget shortfall... More...

June 30, 2015

Subcommittee on the Church in Africa Awards Over $1.2 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Africa approved 47 grants for a total of $1,205,236.00 to su ... More

June 30, 2015

Vatican Releases Schedule of Pope Francis’ Visit to the United States; Archbishop Kurtz Voices ‘Joy and Gratitude’ of U.S. Catholics

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to the United States is “a source of joy and gratitude,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catho ... More

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