The nights follow the days, and Congress has still not been able to extend long-term unemployment benefits for those who lost them on December 28. NETWORK issued this press release about the failure to act on this urgent measure. All Catholic members of Congress should ask themselves - how does the lack of unemployment benefits promote an economy of inclusion, rather than exclusion, that Pope Francis has spoken about so forcefully?
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by Richard Meek, Catholic News Service Eco Catholic
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