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Domestic Poverty

 

WHAT'S NEW?

Letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Payday Lending
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire, November 13, 2013

The New U.S. Poverty Statistics and Our Catholic Response
Watch a video of the webinar, and download the PowerPoint presentation complete with hyperlinks to sources.

Christian Leaders Urge Bipartisan Solutions That Protect Poor People As Sequestration Looms

Have you seen our new Poverty USA Spanish website? ¡Visite www.PobrezaUSA.org!


Visit www.PovertyUSA.org for education on economic justice, essential facts on poverty as well as key conduits for action. Para más información en español, visite www.PobrezaUSA.org

For resources and materials for preaching, educating and advocating on behalf of the poor and jobless, please visit the Unemployment and Poverty page.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, & STATEMENTS

Letter to House Ways and Means Committee on Child Tax Credit
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire, April 17, 2012

The Deficit "Super Committee" and Protecting the Poor at Home and Abroad

PowerPoint Presentation, September 23, 2011

Human Costs and Moral Challenges of a Broken Economy
Labor Day Statement 2011

Letter to Super Committee: Treatment Of Jobless, Hungry And Homeless Is Moral Measure Of Deficit Reduction
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, August 31, 2011

Letter to House on Moral Dimensions of Ongoing Budget Debate
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, July 26, 2011

Letter to Senate on FY 2012 Budget Resolution
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, May 5, 2011

Letter to House on FY 2012 Budget Resolution
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, April 13, 2011

Letter to the US Senate on the Continuing Resolution: Put the Poor First
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire,  March 4, 2011

Article on recent conference call “Let’s stop Congress from Balancing the Budget on the Backs of Poor People”
March 1, 2011

Letter to the House of Representatives on the Continuing Resolution: Put the Poor First
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire, February 14, 2011

Background: Federal Budget
February 2011

Letter to House, Senate on Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit
Bishop William Murphy, September 20, 2010

Letter to US Congress on 2009 Budget

Bishop William F. Murphy and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, March 26, 2009

Letter on the '07 Budget Resolution to Both Budget Committees in Congress
March 3, 2006

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the '06 Federal Budget
Letter to House Representatives on Budget Reconciliation Bill
January 24, 2006

Letters to House Representatives on the Budget Resolution
December 13, 2005

Letter to House Representatives on Reconciliation Bill
November 8, 2005

Letter to Senate on Reconciliation Bill
November 2, 2005


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