More than 1.3 million people voted in Iowa on Tuesday, nearly 61 percent of the electorate. It’s the highest number of voters for a mid-term election ever in the state.
However, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) won re-election over Fred Hubbell, and Republicans also retained control of the Iowa House and Senate. Pending recounts, Republicans lost five seats in the House to keep a 54-46 majority while they gained three seats in the Senate to…Continue
Added by Tom Chapman on November 12, 2018 at 8:56am — No Comments
To receive occasional alerts from the Iowa Catholic Conference, text the word IOWACATHOLIC to 50457.
DON’T CUT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME STUDENTS
The Iowa Catholic Conference is encouraging you to contact your members of Congress and the IRS to stop a proposed rule that could cut the number of scholarship available for students to attend a K-12 nonpublic school.
The IRS recently proposed regulations which would limit the federal deductibility…Continue
Added by Tom Chapman on September 25, 2018 at 9:31am — No Comments
Here is a great way to learn what other Councils are up to and to get ideas for yourself.Continue
Added by Publicity Director on November 5, 2018 at 8:26pm — No Comments
BISHOPS RESPOND TO ABUSE SCANDAL
The four Catholic bishops of Iowa are responding to the Holy Father’s call for the Church to join in acts of prayer and fasting in “combating all forms of abuse of power, sexual abuse and the abuse of conscience.” Check out the Iowa Catholic Conference Facebook page for more details.
A recent grant jury report detailed the scope of sexual abuse issues in the Catholic Church in…Continue
Added by Tom Chapman on August 24, 2018 at 10:59am — No Comments
Enclosed are pictures pertaining to an 11-year old student at St. Francis of Assisi School in West Des Moines who received an International Award from the Knights of Columbus (Runner-up, Alcohol Abuse Awareness 8-11 age group, Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest).
Added by Rick Jacoby on August 20, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments
WHAT IS ONLINE MEMBERSHIP?
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Added by District 15 Knights on August 1, 2018 at 11:34am — No Comments