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Economy Offers Hope, Catholic Charities Delivers Help
02/01/2014 by Monsignor Michael M. Boland

With the 2014 federal and state legislative sessions upon us, we as Catholics and Christians must be sure lawmakers keep a realistic pulse on the needs of all of our brothers and sisters, for our society is measured by how our weakest members are faring.   While the improving economy brings hope and jobs to some, to others the improvement is scarcely being felt.   As we celebrate the growth in jobs and declining unemployment, we must also remember to be cautiously optimistic about the numbers being bandied about.