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    More Money for Affordable Housing and more…

    A statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

    A massive spending bill approved by the Legislature includes more money for affordable housing, homeowner assistance and water filtration systems for schools, including Catholic schools. The Pope also invited the whole Church in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart.

    Tax Dollars Won’t Go to Abortions and more…

    A mother's hands putting a diaper on her newborn baby

    The U.S. Bishops celebrate a congressional budget that will continue blocking tax dollars from funding abortions, and in Michigan, the state House voted against taking taxes off diapers. Plus, MCC's latest edition of Focus on how the Church serves mothers in need is now available, with information on how to find copies.

    Help Stop Extreme Abortion Bill and more…

    The Lansing Catholic Cougars football team being celebrated this week at the state Capitol for their 2021 state championship in an event hosted by State Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) and attended by state lawmakers from the Capitol region.

    Tell U.S. Senate to Stop Most Extreme Abortion on Demand Bill Ever Seen; Website Dedicated to Opposing Proposed Abortion Amendment Launches; Governor Signs Bills Providing COVID Tests for Schools, Limiting Unnecessary Incarceration; Lansing Catholic Football Celebrated by Lawmakers at State Capitol; Pope Francis Calls for Day of Prayer, Fasting for Ukraine Next Wednesday.

    MCC Fights Against Predatory Lending and more…

    Closeup of the Michigan State Capitol dome as seen from outside of the building

    Here’s What MCC is Watching in Governor’s Proposed Budget; MCC Joins Opposition Against Expanding Predatory Loan Practices; Latest Spending Bill Includes More Money for School COVID Tests; State House Agrees to Ban Research on Aborted Fetal Tissue; Bills Cracking Down on Unnecessary Incarceration Head to Governor.

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