The Word from Lansing

Public policy in our state from the Michigan Catholic Conference

The Word from Lansing: Identifying a blueprint for the common good

More than 50 years ago, Cardinal John Dearden, then archbishop of Detroit, expressed the desire for all three branches of state government to hear from a unified Catholic voice. He believed the Catholic Church had an important perspective to share on the issues of the time that could benefit the common good, especially regarding educational…