USCCB praises disaster relief policy for churches

Catholic News Agency | 2/9/2018 | Staff
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Washington D.C., Feb 9, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The USCCB issued a statement Friday praising the early morning passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act, which, in addition to preventing a government shutdown, also codified into law a new FEMA policy that would allow churches and other houses of worship to apply for disaster relief funds.

The policy was developed by FEMA in January, after three Texas churches damaged by hurricanes sued the government claiming discrimination.

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As houses of worship--including churches, synagogues, and mosques--are often directly involved in the recovery effort after a...
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