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US bishops, Catholic Relief Services urge support for Haitian assistance bill

Catholic World News - August 18, 2010

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are urging Catholics in the United States to contact Congress in support of H.R. 6021, the Haiti Emergency Assistance and Reconstruction (HEAR) Act.

“The bill represents an important initiative to help Haiti recover, and we hope the legislation will be strengthened further by amendments providing more explicit emphases on agricultural and rural development and engagement of all parts of Haitian civil society in all sectors and at all levels,” said Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany, chairman of the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, and Ken Hackett, CRS president, in an August 17 letter.

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