TCC Video: Catholics Decry Government Shutdown

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Cardinal Dolan

The shutdown of the United States government by House Republicans continues to drag on, costing the country billions of dollars and putting the poorest members of our society at even greater risk. The US Catholic Bishops issued a letter four days ago, in which they urged a bipartisan resolution to the crisis. They wrote, “Craft a plan which ensures the government continues to operate and meet its responsibility to protect human life and dignity, care for poor and vulnerable people at home and abroad, and advance the universal common good. Additionally, responsibly completing a budget deal according to our principles allows Congress to continue the essential task of immigration reform.”  Watch a video about the ongoing budget crisis here:

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