September 5, 2017

Columbans stand firmly against today’s decision from the administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.     

August 11, 2017

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have reached a dangerous turning point. There is no military solution. We must act now to prevent the prospect of a nuclear war.

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017 

Contact: Jenny Labbadia, Communications and Outreach Associate   

Office: 202-635-5812 Email: 


May 19, 2017

Washington, D.C.-  Yesterday, the Trump Administration sent official notice to Congress calling for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. For nearly twenty years, the Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment has called for a transparent and open trade policy that respects and supports the human dignity of every person, the integrity of God’s creation, and advances the common good.

Based on the leaked proposal in April, we fear that a modernization of NAFTA that would include some of the worst provisions of TPP will further exacerbate inequities at the expense of vulnerable populations and creation.

May 3, 2017


Washington, D.C. – May 1, 2017 – On Friday, April 31, 2017, Catholics participated in a lobby day on Capitol Hill co-sponsored by Catholic Climate Covenant and the Columban Center for Advocacy & Outreach.

April 24, 2017


April 24, 2017 Press Contact: Hannah Graf Evans,, 202-903-2537

March 15, 2017

Today, 35 diverse religious leaders joined together to welcome a Republican resolution on climate change, introduced by Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6), and fourteen other Republican members of Congress.



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