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In a hastily scheduled webinar this week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond apologized profusely to hundreds of leaders of private schools serving low-income families for delays in distributing tens of millions of dollars in federal Covid aid.
The CA Bishops are supporting the launch of the Laudato Si' Action Platform; private schools have yet to receive COVID-19 funding; the CCC welcomes Molly Sheahan as Respect Life Director; and National Vocation Awareness Week in this week's Insights.
National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW), celebrated November 7-13 this year, is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life through prayer and education.
The California Catholic Conference (CCC) is pleased to announce that Molly C. Sheahan has joined the Conference as Associate Director for Respect Life.
"We aren't asking for anything other than what public school kids need," said Kathleen Domingo, executive director of the California Catholic Conference, the public policy voice of the Catholic Church of California. "I don't understand why the department has been choosing to drag their feet in such a prolonged manner."
The California Conference of Catholic Bishops is joining Pope Francis in the launch of the Laudato Si' Action Platform (LSAP), scheduled to kick off on Sunday, November 14.
It is estimated that between four and eight million families that are eligible for Child Tax Credit payments may be forfeiting those benefits if they do not file their income taxes by Nov. 15.