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Stories and Articles about various topics regarding Peace and Social Justice Issues

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Guns and Catholics

As the November election approaches there is at least one item on the ballot to which we, as Catholics, need to pay particular attention. If you reside in the…

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Faithful Citizenship Reflection on Taxation

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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CCHD and Fair Trade on Relevant Radio

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development and Fair Trade Month were both featured on Chicago’s Relevant Radio on Oct. 17. The show starts with CCHD featuring grantees Precious Blood…

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Join the Quinn Meeting!

This Sunday, join Catholic Campaign for Human Development Grantees, Progress Center for Independent Living and United Power for Action and Justice, as they let Governor Pat Quinn know about…

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Faithful Citizenship Reflection on Minimum Wage

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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Rallying for Rights

With the average CEO raking in about $7,000 per hour while minimum wage workers struggle to provide shelter for their families while earning $8.25 per hour, it is no…

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Faithful Citizen Reflection on Health Care

Since November election season is upon us, we would like to provide some guidance on issues that Catholics in Illinois are facing. There are four ballot measures that directly…

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A Challenge to Aid Those in the Middle East

A Note from Father Paul Kalchik, Pastor of Resurrection Parish: “When you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, who love to stand and pray in the synagogues and…

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CCCHD Awards Reception

It was such a beautiful evening of honoring the work of these local social justice organizations. Congratulations to all of the 2014-15 CCHD Grantees! To learn more about the…

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The Work and Mission of CCHD

Bishop Jaime Soto, Chairman of the USCCB Subcommittee on the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, talks about the work of CCHD and the collection. To Donate To CCHD, Click HERE

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The Year of the Sacraments

This is the year to encounter Christ more deeply in the sacraments!

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