Oklahoma Catholics Speak Up for the Most Vulnerable

From www.ncregister.com


Catholic Advocacy Day, March 25.

OKLAHOMA CITY — A recent “Catholic Advocacy Day” gave laity in Oklahoma the opportunity to participate in the legislative process and to be “a voice for the voiceless,” a spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City says.

“The Gospel … does have implications for the here and now, and we are called to live out our faith by advocating for the least of these, advocating for the most vulnerable,” said Tina Dzurisin, communications director for the archdiocese, in an April 1 interview.

Each year, Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City gives voters across the state the chance to meet with lawmakers and to discuss proposed legislation dealing with the poor and vulnerable.

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