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The bishops on Oct. 7 urged reconsideration “in light of the acute needs of millions of Americans for immediate assistance.”
FBI director Christopher Wray, in his testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee on Sept. 24, said that houses of worship are increasingly becoming preferred targets by “lone wolf” attackers.
The bishops will be voting for the chairmen-elect of seven committees: Priorities and Plans, Catholic Education, Communications, Cultural Diversity in the Church, Doctrine, National Collections, and Pro-Life Activities.
The bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, would provide $182 billion for K-12 public schools, but no equivalent services for non-public schools.
Congress has passed several relief packages during the coronavirus epidemic, providing loans to small businesses and nonprofits to keep employees on payroll and expanding unemployment benefits, among other actions.
On Wednesday, the federal government executed a Navajo man convicted of a double murder, Lezmond Mitchell, despite the objections of the Navajo Nation, on whose territory the crime took place.
In June of 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a moratorium on new fetal tissue research at NIH facilities,
In his 2019 speech to the United Nations, the president said that the U.S. stands in “solidarity with LGBTQ people who live in countries that make homosexual activity a crime.
After noting that public schools have requested an additional $300 billion in the next coronavirus aid package, the bishops asked that “families of non-public schools be considered as part of the comprehensive needs of K12 education, since non-public students represent ten percent of the K12 student population.”