Additional Issues

Blog: Opposition to Gun Violence in America

Jun 09, 2014 | By Carolyn Burstein, NETWORK Communications Fellow

As The Faithful Budget 2014 makes clear, our society, and especially our youth, suffer from the prevalence of guns and violence in our nation. “As the most heavily-armed society in the world, the firearm-related death rate among U.S. children younger than 15 years of age is nearly 12 times higher than among children in 25 other industrialized countries combined. Research shows that our habits of violence are socially and financially costly compared to other nations.” (p. 43).

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Blog: Where Do We Stand Today on Voting Rights?

May 30, 2014 | By Carolyn Burstein, NETWORK Communications Fellow

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was a landmark piece of federal legislation signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson and later amended five times to expand its protections. Designed to enforce the voting rights guaranteed by the 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution, it prohibits any state or local government from imposing any laws that result in discrimination against racial or language minorities.

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2014: NETWORK's Year of Living Out Joy of the Gospel

In 2014, NETWORK invites you to live out Pope Francis' Evangelii Gaudium - Joy of the Gospel. Read more

Blog: Stop Human Trafficking

Jan 12, 2014 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Catholic Sisters have long worked to stop the scourge of millions of children, women and men trapped into prostitution and forced labor. I admire them greatly for their perseverance and passion on this issue.

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Mend the Gap!: Labor Lesson 2: Wage Gap


Mend the Gap!: Labor Lesson 1: Unions


Sr. Simone's Engagements

Wed, 2013-02-13 08:30 - 10:00

Sr. Simone's Engagements

Tue, 2013-02-12 08:00 - 10:00

The Catholic Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago has inaugurated a public lecture series which aims to bring distinguished speakers to campus to address issues facing the contemporary church. The series is meant for an audience that includes, colleagues, students and the larger community. Please join Sister Simone Campbell and others at this event.

Who: UIC

Where: Catholic Studies (MC 198)

925 University Hall, Chicago, Il

When: Feb. 12,2013 3:00-5:00pm

A Fun (and Educational) Way to Watch the 2012 Debates!

Get your BINGO card here for your October debate-viewing parties!  Read more

Blog: What Can You Do In This Uncertain Time?

Apr 30, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

Many people are asking what they can do during this uncertain time in our church and our nation. We offer this partial list of suggestions. . . Read more