One of Washington’s largest social service providers is threatening to suspend its work with the city because of a same-sex marriage proposal. But some have charged that Catholic Charities is playing a game of political hardball and using the city’s at-risk population as a bargaining chip. We talk with Catholic Charities’ CEO about the intersection of religion, public policy and social services.


  • Ed Orzechowski President & CEO, Catholic Charities of Washington DC


“Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Act of 2009” (from the website of D.C. Councilmember David Catania )

Ed Orzechowski’s commentary on WAMU 88.5 (November 16, 2009)

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