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USCCB, other Catholic organizations offer 12 recommendations on farm bill

Catholic World News - November 06, 2013

In a joint letter to members of Congress, two committee chairmen of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops joined the leaders of Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Relief Services, the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, and the National Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in offering recommendations related to the 2013 Farm Bill.

Among the recommendations:

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  • Posted by: ZIP5DO@aol.com - Nov. 06, 2013 8:00 PM ET USA

    Agree the the Farm Bill is full of pork and there is lots of fraud but the SNAP (Food Stamps) program is also full of fraud and waste. This program does nothing but build dependency. Cut it by 30% and ensure the truly needy are getting it. Go back to the welfare work requirements that Obama blithely got rid of. Illegally I might add.

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