updated Sat. November 25, 2023
The Denver Post
March 2, 2018
2 Senate Democratic leader Richard Durbin of Illinois. “Until the president and the Republicans in Congress believe that deporting the Dreamers is so much of a political negative that they must do something, I think it's unlikely that we'll move forward.” Rather than making new offers, Trump is blamingÃâÃÂ ...
National Catholic Reporter
March 2, 2018
Sen. Richard Durbin (center) stands with (l-r) Georgetown President Jack DeGioia, Dreamer Cristina Velasquez, Jeff Chapski, President of the Georgetown University Alumni Association, Jane Aiken, Vice Dean of the Georgetown Law Center, and Joel S. Hellman, Dean of the Georgetown's Walsh School ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 23, 2018
That vote is what prompted Bishop Thomas John Paprocki to issue the following statement: Fourteen Catholic senators voted against the bill that would have prohibited abortions starting at 20 weeks after fertilization, including Sen. Richard Durbin, whose residence is in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
February 22, 2018
Richard Durbin, whose residence is in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois,” Paprocki wrote in a statement. He made the decision last week, but it reported widely on Wednesday. Citing his predecessors and Sen. Durbin's former pastor's decision to bar him from Holy Communion due to his pro-choiceÃâÃÂ ...
San Francisco Chronicle
February 12, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) speaks to members of the media on immigration during a pen and pad at the Capitol February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate will take a procedural vote later today to begin debate on immigration andÃâÃÂ ...
Arizona Daily Star
February 7, 2018
In this Jan. 30, 2018 photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly applauds President Donald Trump at his first State of the Union address, at the Capitol in Washington. Kelly has told a small group of reporters, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at the Capitol that "Dreamers" would not be a priority for deportation, evenÃâÃÂ ...
National Catholic Register
December 31, 1999
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois has reiterated that U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin should not receive Holy Communion due to the Catholic lawmaker's support for abortion, including a recent procedural vote against a bill that would bar abortion after 20 weeks into pregnancyÃâÃÂ ...
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