In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon talks Walking with Moms in Need.. Tips for Protecting Archives during Hurricane Season… Webinar to fight human trafficking… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director For the last six months comments about the year 2020 has been a punchline for the “unprecedented”…

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The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (“TCCB”) recently submitted comments to the Texas Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Article II in support of the Alternatives to Abortion (“A2A”) program and provided suggestions on how best to utilize increased funding provided by the Legislature during the 86th Session. The A2A program exists to support mothers and…

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Sanofi Pasteur, one of the leading providers of polio vaccines, recently announced it will only use an ethical animal cell line to produce its stand-along polio vaccines Pentacel and Quadracel. The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops thanked Sanofi Pasteur. You can also, by writing them here.

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Yesterday, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) held a hearing on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for health education. The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops submitted written testimony AGAINST the proposed sex-ed curriculum due to a number of concerns, including how it diminishes local control of education in violation of Texas Education…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon encourages civility in political discourse…. Archivist Selena Aleman provides a Catholic Archives of Texas update… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director Watching the social media reactions to the political conventions over the last two weeks has certainly created an opportunity for…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon urges support for COVID-19 relief… South Texas reeling from Hurricane Hanna… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director The difficulties that COVID-19 has created in our society continue. Many are COVID-fatigued and as much as we might like to retreat and focus…

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In a time of economic hardship, Consumer Bureau goes to bat for predatory lenders AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Fair Lending Alliance, an alliance of more than 60 nonprofit organizations across Texas, and Texas Faith Leaders 4 Fair Lending, a coalition of hundreds of faith leaders led by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops and the…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses recent Supreme Court decisions… Archivist Selena Aleman provides a Catholic Archives of Texas update… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director The Church’s advocacy efforts often extend beyond the legislature to the judiciary where we support or oppose challenges to law.…

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