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Network
NETWORK (stylized NETWORK), A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
The organization focuses its lobbying efforts in the areas of economic justice, immigration reform, healthcare, peace making and ecology. Sister Simone Campbell is the executive director of NETWORK. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Nuns on the Bus * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYNetwork was founded in December 1971 when 47 Catholic Sisters involved in education, healthcare, and other direct service activities gathered from across the U.S. at Trinity College in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, with the intent to form a new type of justice ministry. This was a time when the Catholic Church was undergoing dramatic changes in response to Vatican II reforms and calls from the Vatican and U.S. Bishops to seek "Justice in the World"
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Walter Mondale
WALTER FREDERICK "FRITZ" MONDALE (born January 5, 1928) is an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 42nd Vice President of the United States
United States
(1977–81) under Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
, and as a United States
United States
Senator from Minnesota
Minnesota
(1964–76). He was the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in the United States presidential election of 1984 , but lost to Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
in a landslide . Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota
Minnesota
and Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Mondale was born in Ceylon, Minnesota
Minnesota
, and graduated the University of Minnesota
Minnesota
in 1951 after attending Macalester College
Macalester College

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Barbara Mikulski
BARBARA ANN MIKULSKI (born July 20, 1936) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Maryland from 1987 to 2017. In January 2017, Mikulski joined Johns Hopkins as a professor of public policy and adviser to university President Ronald J. Daniels. A member of the Democratic Party , she also served in the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. She is the longest-serving woman in the history of the United States Congress and is the longest-serving senator in Maryland history . Raised in the Highlandtown neighborhood of East Baltimore , Mikulski attended Mount Saint Agnes College and the University of Maryland School of Social Work . Originally a social worker and community organizer , she was elected to the Baltimore City Council in 1971 after delivering a highly publicized address on the "ethnic movement" in America
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Congregation For The Doctrine Of The Faith
The CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH (Latin : Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei; CDF) is the oldest among the nine congregations of the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
. It was founded to defend the church from heresy ; today, it is the body responsible for promulgating and defending Catholic doctrine . Formerly known as the SUPREME SACRED CONGREGATION OF THE ROMAN AND UNIVERSAL INQUISITION , it is informally known in many Catholic countries as the HOLY OFFICE, and between 1908 and 1965 was officially known as the SUPREME SACRED CONGREGATION OF THE HOLY OFFICE. Founded by Pope Paul III in 1542, the congregation's sole objective is to "spread sound Catholic doctrine and defend those points of Christian tradition which seem in danger because of new and unacceptable doctrines." Its headquarters are at the Palace of the Holy Office , just outside Vatican City
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Presidential Citizens Medal
The PRESIDENTIAL CITIZENS MEDAL is an award bestowed by the President of the United States
United States
. It is the second-highest civilian award in the United States
United States
, second only to the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
. Established by executive order on November 13, 1969, by President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
, it recognizes an individual "who has performed exemplary deeds or services for his or her country or fellow citizens." Only United States
United States
citizens are eligible for the medal, which may be awarded posthumously. The medal is a disc of gilt and enamel, based on the Seal of the President of the United States
President of the United States
, with the eagle surrounded by a wreath of leaves
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Sisters Of Social Service
The SISTERS OF SOCIAL SERVICE (SSS) are a Roman Catholic religious institute of women founded in Hungary in 1923 by Margaret Slachta . The sisters adopted the social mission of the Catholic Church and Benedictine spirituality with a special devotion to the Holy Spirit . CONTENTS * 1 Founder * 2 A new religious institute * 3 Growth * 4 World War II * 5 Separation * 6 Present * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links FOUNDERThe institute was founded by Margaret Slachta , who was a pioneer in social service and a leading political figure, who trained other women for political action. In 1920 she became the first woman elected to the Hungarian Parliament , where she actively promoted workers’ rights, stressing the well-being of women, children and families. She was inspired by the social and economic turmoil in Europe following the First World War, when tens of thousands of people were living in wretched conditions across the continent
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Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act
Illinois
Illinois
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Adlai Stevenson II
ADLAI EWING STEVENSON II (/ˈædleɪ/ ; February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of progressive causes in the Democratic Party . Stevenson served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), Federal Alcohol Administration , United States
United States
Department of the Navy , and the United States
United States
Department of State . He also served on the committee that created the United Nations
United Nations
, and was a member of the initial US delegations to the United Nations. He was the 31st Governor of Illinois
Illinois
from 1949 to 1953, and received the Democratic Party's nomination for president in the 1952 and 1956 elections
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Ted Kennedy
EDWARD MOORE "TED" KENNEDY (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served as a United States
United States
Senator from Massachusetts
Massachusetts
for over forty years from 1962 until his death in 2009. A member of the Democratic Party , he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and is the fourth-longest-continuously-serving senator in United States
United States
history, having served there for almost 47 years. For many years, Ted Kennedy was the most prominent living member of the Kennedy family , and he was also the last surviving, longest-living, and youngest son of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy
Rose Kennedy
. He was the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy
John F

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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Trinity Washington University
Coordinates : 38°55′39″N 77°00′18″W / 38.9275°N 77.004872°W / 38.9275; -77.004872 Trinity Washington University
University
FORMER NAMES Trinity College TYPE Private Women\'s college (Undergraduate) ESTABLISHED 1897 AFFILIATION Catholic Church
Catholic Church
( Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur ) PRESIDENT Patricia McGuire STUDENTS 2,100 LOCATION Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, U.S
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Civil Rights Movement
The CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, also known as the AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT and other names, is a term that encompasses the strategies, groups, and social movements in the United States
United States
whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law. This article covers the phase of the movement between 1954 and 1968, particularly in the South . The movement was characterized by major campaigns of civil resistance . Between 1955 and 1968, acts of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience produced crisis situations and productive dialogues between activists and government authorities
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Opposition To The U.S. Involvement In The Vietnam War
OPPOSITION TO UNITED STATES INVOLVEMENT IN THE VIETNAM WAR began with demonstrations in 1964 against the escalating role of the U.S. military in the Vietnam War
Vietnam War
and grew into a broad social movement over the ensuing several years. This movement informed and helped shape the vigorous and polarizing debate, primarily in the United States
United States
, during the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s on how to end the war. Many in the peace movement within the U.S. were students, mothers, or anti-establishment hippies . Opposition grew with participation by the African-American civil rights, women's liberation, and Chicano movements, and sectors of organized labor. Additional involvement came from many other groups, including educators, clergy, academics, journalists, lawyers, physicians (such as Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock
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Vatican II
Four Constitutions: * Sacrosanctum Concilium (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy) * Lumen gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) * Dei verbum (Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation) * Gaudium et spes (Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World)Three Declarations: *
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Joseph Biden
JOE BIDEN (/ˈdʒoʊsɪf rɒbɪˈnɛt ˈbaɪdən/ ; born JOSEPH ROBINETTE BIDEN JR. on November 20, 1942) is an American politician who was the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017, having been jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama . A member of the Democratic Party , he represented Delaware as a United States Senator from 1973 until becoming Vice President in 2009. Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania , in 1942, and lived there for ten years before moving with his family to Delaware . He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to the New Castle County council in 1970. He was first elected to the Senate in 1972, and became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history. Biden was re-elected to the Senate six times, and was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation to assume the Vice Presidency in 2009. He was a long-time member and former chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee
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Leadership Conference Of Women Religious
The LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS (LCWR) is the association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States. Founded in 1956, the conference includes over 1500 members, who are members of congregations that include approximately 80 percent of the 48,000 women religious in the United States as of 2015
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