Catholic Charities USA
Federal budget: A $1.1 trillion spending bill has maintained or increased funding for some of the ecumenical group's priorities, keeping poverty and hunger in the conversation -- for now.
Refugee response: More than 2,000 religious leaders representing the Interfaith Immigration Coalition who objected to the action in a letter to the president and members of Congress.
There's been little talk on the presidential campaign trail about the 46.7 million Americans living in poverty.
The U.S. faces a national poverty crisis “straining millions of families and stalling our nation’s prosperity and growth."