By Jennifer Labbadia on September 17th, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  In an email sent out to their supporters, a local affiliate of the NRA in Illinois recently compared Pastor Michael Pfleger to ISIS, a terrorist organization that recently beheaded two Americans. In response, Catholics United has launched a campaign calling on the... Read more...

Posted on September 5th, 2014 by kayla.blau
(This piece is adapted from a spoken word piece in response to my experience on 'Taglit-Birthright,' a partially Israeli-government funded program that sends anyone with a speck of Jewish ancestry on an all-expenses paid trip around Israel to "get in touch with our Jewish roots."  After the... Read more...
Posted on September 4th, 2014 by Jennifer Labbadia
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The NBC lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender resource group OUT@NBCUniversal will be marching under their own banner in New York City’s upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17th, 2015. The parade, which is the largest of its kind in the world, had prohibited LGBT... Read more...
Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by Jennifer Labbadia
As one of Catholics United’s new Organizers I’m taking the lead on our gun violence campaign. I was born and raised in Connecticut and went to college not too far from where the horrific Sandy Hook school shooting took place. The tragedy hit too close to home as I knew too many people that were... Read more...
Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by James
As many of you know, Saving the Catholic Church Newsletter has been published monthly since January 1, 2012. It has been a sort of unofficial journal of the problems facing the Church and in particular those brought on by the Church itself.The recurring theme is no secret. It has taken the position... Read more...
Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Jes
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A transgender teen ended his own life in Croydon, Pennsylvania, by jumping in front of an Amtrak train near Croydon station on Monday August 18th at 1:30 in the afternoon. According to his family and friends, 17 year old Riley Matthew Moscatel had been experiencing depression for... Read more...
Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Jennifer Labbadia
My family immigrated to America from Italy in the early 1900’s, and worked hard and long hours to build a life for themselves. Even my grandfathers two generations ago were still working laborious jobs, as a bartender and a mailman, in order to achieve the American dream for my parents and their... Read more...
Posted on August 27th, 2014 by James
Birth: November 30, 1926Entered the Society of the Sacred Heart: September 7, 1948Final Profession: Rome -- August 27, 2012 "When I made my final vows, our group was named, "Joy in the Faith." I am coming to believe that must somehow be possible since it is promised in the Beatitudes and that... Read more...
Posted on August 25th, 2014 by Jes
Recent unrest in Ferguson has caused many of my friends, and maybe some of yours, to abstain from social media, claiming they are sick of seeing the bias and attention that Mike Brown and the police are getting. As a former resident of St. Louis county I am ashamed of these reactions and of the... Read more...
Posted on August 25th, 2014 by James
As Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors of the Nazi genocide we unequivocally condemn the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine. We further condemn the United States for providing Israel with the funding to carry out the attack,... Read more...
Posted on August 9th, 2014 by Dr. Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo
In the summer of 1939 the passenger ship, MS St. Louis with 937 German Jews fleeing from Hitler’s persecution, was refused entry into Cuba.  The ship sailed towards Florida hoping for an executive order from President Roosevelt to lift the limit on German immigrants and allow entry to the USA... Read more...

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