CCUSA’s Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, we urge policymakers to see the faces of those in need in their communities and to create policies that assist and support them.
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October 20, 2023
In a letter to Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) President and CEO …
September 9, 2023
As Congress considers the administration’s request for supplemental funding and works to pass a stopgap funding bill, CCUSA President and …
July 14, 2023
In a letter to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops …
Pope Francis says, "the just ordering of society and of the state is a central responsibility of politics." Our Catholic faith calls us to serve the most vulnerable and to advocate for justice in social structures. CCUSA and the entire Catholic Charities ministry have a responsibility to advocate for just policy positions and to share our experience of serving those in need.
“The Church cannot and must not take upon herself the political battle to bring about the most just society possible. She cannot and must not replace the State. Yet at the same time she cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice. She has to play her part…”
DEUS CARITAS EST, NO. 28