Abortion Initiative Petition
MCC from the Capitol
by Missouri Catholic Conference
1M ago
Jamie Morris, Executive Director and General Counsel of the Missouri Catholic Conference, talks with Sam Lee of Campaign Life about the status of the Abortion Initiative Petition. Jamie and Sam discuss in depth how the petition would enshrine abortion in the Missouri Constitution, allow abortion through all nine months of pregnancy, allow any healthcare provider, such as a dentist or doula, to perform an abortion, and eliminate protections for women who have an abortion ..read more
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New Wave Feminists
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa talks with MCC, Executive Director, Jamie Morris, about New Wave Feminists and their advocacy for the vulnerable. New Wave Feminists is a pro-(all) Life feminist organization, that believe every human being should live a life free from violence, from the womb to the tomb ..read more
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The Real Presence in the Eucharist
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
Bishop Johnston of the Diocese of Kansas City/St. Joseph discusses the importance of the real presence of Jesus Christ being truly present in the Holy Eucharisst ..read more
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Catholic Teaching on the Death Penalty
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4M ago
Bishop Edward Rice, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, and MCC lobbyist Curt Wichmer discuss the history of the Catholic teaching on the death penalty and how the principle of double effect interacts with capital punishmentʼs validity, in this episode of MCC from the Capitol.  ..read more
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Guns and Domestic Violence
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
MCC Executive Director Jamie Morris sits down with Jessica Woolbright, Executive Director of the Saint Martha’s domestic violence center in St. Louis, and Deacon Tyler McClay, Director of Advocacy at Catholic Charities of St. Louis, to discuss the impact of guns in domestic violence situations, federal and state legislation, and the upcoming gun violence summit ..read more
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MCC Legislative Roundtable May 2023
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
MCC Executive Director Jamie Morris sits down to discuss which MCC priority bills passed during the 2023 legislative session and which did not. To see the complete MCC 2023 End of Session report, click here ..read more
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MCC Legislative Roundtable March 2023
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
In this episode of MCC from the Capitol, the Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC) lobbyists give an update on the first half of the Missouri legislative session. We discuss child care and adoption tax credits, postpartum care, campus religious liberty, and more ..read more
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God's Timing: A Foster Mother's Story
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
Have you ever wondered what the foster parent process looks like? Hear one mom’s journey about feeling called to foster and eventually adopt a group of siblings. Shelly Sconce discusses the surprises and rewards of expanding her family in this episode of MCC from the Capitol.  ..read more
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Answering the Call to a Sacred Ministry (Foster Care)
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
Dr. Michael Meehan is the CEO of Marygrove, a child welfare agency near St. Louis that helps children, teens and young adults learn how to transcend an abusive past or overcome other life challenges and move toward a brighter future. In this episode, he discusses how individuals and parishes can get involved in supporting youth and foster families.  ..read more
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History of Catholic Education
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by Missouri Catholic Conference
4M ago
Mike Hoey, former director of the Missouri Catholic Conference, explains the history of the Blaine Amendment in Missouri and how its anti-Catholic language kick-started the MCC’s role in defending Catholic education at the capitol.  ..read more
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