MCC in the News
Bishop Robert Deeley says the council’s decision to take public stands based on majority votes by its members, rather than unanimous agreement, could leave the diocese supporting positions not grounded in the teachings of the church. By Gillian… Read More
Decrying SNAP cuts as ‘morally wrong,’ faith leaders call on Poliquin to vote against farm bill Lauren McCauley, Maine Beacon, May 9, 2017 Decrying Republican efforts to cut access to food stamps as “morally reprehensible,” dozens of faith… Read More
Maine Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Faith leaders gathered in Augusta on Wednesday to host a vigil for the hundreds of people in Maine lost last year to drug overdoses.
AUGUSTA, Maine. (WABI) A coalition working to see Maine’s Medicaid expansion law goes into effect is pressing lawmakers and the governor to uphold the will of the voters. Health care providers, members of the faith community and others from… Read More
Religious leaders against off-shore drilling plans By Abigail Worthing Staff Writer Biddeford/Saco Courier 3/22/2018 SACO – A group of religious leaders from Maine have joined with others from across the country in signing a letter put forward to… Read More
from the Portland Pres Herald, What is the message our society is giving to students like Meghan Scott Curran from Falmouth, who is performing at Footlights Theatre in a play about the Holocaust? Through the voices of survivors,… Read More
from the Portland Press Herald 3.14.2018 Those reading Scott Thistle’s March 9 front-page article “Bill outlawing gay ‘therapy’ clears hurdle” might draw the mistaken conclusion that all Christians in Maine share the Christian Civic League’s view of L.D…. Read More
by WGMEThursday, February 22nd 2018 PORTLAND (WGME) – Dozens of immigration activists gathered in Congress Square Thursday. They want protections for so-called “Dreamers.” They’re hoping to send a message of encouragement to Senator Susan Collins, who was… Read More
The rally comes as the Senate prepares to vote on the bill later this week.