Coakley

House Committee Passes Bill Ending In-State Tuition for Those Here Illegally

The House Federal & State Affairs Committee voted in favor of legislation to end in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants Thursday.  Kansas’s four Catholic bishops submitted a joint statement to the Committee urging legislators to show compassion to young adults who in many cases were brought to Kansas at an early age by their parents, […] Read More >>

Bishop Coakley Urges Catholics Not to be Misled

March 19, 2010 | , | Posted in News/Updates

On the heels of the Catholic Health Association’s endorsement of health care legislation opposed by the nation’s Catholic bishops, a letter with 55 Catholic signatories claiming to represent 59,000 women religious has been released also in support of the bill. In response, Bishop Coakley has issued a statement urging Catholics not to be misled.  The bill […] Read More >>