Resources

Catholic Organizations

Vatican
http://www.vatican.va/phome_en.htm

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/

Catholic Relief Services
http://www.crs.org/

The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/cchd/

The national office of Catholic Charities USA
http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/

The Catholic News Service
http://www.catholicnews.com/

The Diocese of Cleveland
http://dioceseofcleveland.org/

Cleveland Catholic Charities
http://www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org/

The Catholic Conference of Ohio
http://www.ohiocathconf.org/home_frameset.htm

The Catholic Conference of Ohio Rural Life
http://www.ohiocathconf.org/rural/rural_main.htm

Government

US House of Representatives Website
http://www.house.gov/

State of Ohio Website
http://ohio.gov/

Ways to contact the US Government
http://www.usa.gov/Contact.shtml

Integrity of Creation

Catholic Coalition on Climate Change
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/

Death Penalty

The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Death Penalty Page
http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/death-penalty-capital-punishment/

Catholics Against Capital Punishment
http://www.cacp.org/

Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing
http://www.journeyofhope.org

The Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/death-penalty-capital-punishment/catholic-campaign-to-end-the-use-of-the-death-penalty.cfm

Landmines

US Campaign to Ban Landmines
http://www.uscbl.org/

International

Africa

Catholic Relief Services
http://crs.org/

Coalition to Stop the use of Child Soldiers
http://www.child-soldiers.org

Save Darfur Coalition
http://www.savedarfur.org/

Religious/Research Institutes/NGOs

USCCB & CRS Catholic Campaign Against Global Poverty
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/poverty/global/index.cfm

USCCB Debt Campaign Resources
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/debt-relief/
http://www.jubileeusa.org/

Policy-related Organizations

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/

International Monetary Fund
http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm

United Nations Development Program
http://www.undp.org/

International Trade
http://omiusajpic.org/issues/human-dignity/economic-justice/international-trade/

USCCB – Trade Issues
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/global-issues/trade/

Bread for the World
http://www.bread.org/hunger/trade-agriculture/

Millennium Development Goals
http://omiusajpic.org/issues/human-dignity/economic-justice/millennium-development-goals/

Catholic Campaign Against Global Poverty
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/poverty/global/index.cfm

UN Millennium Development Goals
http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

Human Trafficking

USCCB – Human Trafficking
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/human-trafficking/

The Collaboration on Human Trafficking
http://collaborativeinitiative.org

Government Websites on Human Trafficking

Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking
http://www.ungift.org/knowledgehub/

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/drug-prevention-and-treatment/index.html

UNANIMA International
http://www.unanima-international.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/

Immigration

Justice for Immigrants
http://www.justiceforimmigrants.org/index.shtml

Interfaith Worker Justice
http://www.iwj.org/

Other

Catholic Social Teaching – 15 major themes of Catholic Social Teaching
http://omiusajpic.org/files/2008/02/Catholic-Social-Teaching.pdf

Catholic Social Teaching – USCCB; Seven Key Themes
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/catholic-social-teaching/seven-themes-of-catholic-social-teaching.cfm

Dioceses and Catholic Conferences where Chardon SNDs Minister

Diocese Diocesan Website State Catholic Conference Website
Miami, Florida www.miamiarch.org www.accmiami.org
Venice, Florida www.dioceseofvenice.org www.flacathconf.org
Orlando, Florida www.orlandodiocese.org www.flacathconf.org
St. Augustine, Florida www.dosafl.com www.flacathconf.org
St. Petersburg, Florida www.dosp.org www.flacathconf.org
Raleigh, North Carolina www.dioceseofraleigh.org www.ignitedbytruth.com
Arlington, Virginia www.arlingtondiocese.org www.vacatholic.org
Cleveland, Ohio www.dioceseofcleveland.org www.ohiocathconf.org
Toledo, Ohio www.toledodiocese.org www.ohiocathconf.org
Louisville, Kentucky www.archlou.org www.archlou.org/departments-and-services/services-directory/catholic-conference-of-kentucky/
Youngstown, Ohio www.doy.org www.ohiocathconf.org