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Trayvon Martin and Timothy Dolan

“It is time for a new vision of a universal Church whose all-inclusive justice and unconditional love…can lead to a future that preserves the true right to life of all of God’s creatures.” Bert Thelen If Cardinal Tim Dolan was

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Posted in Cardinals, Child sex abuse, Freedom of Religion, I BLOG, LGBT Catholics, Missal Changes, Obamacare, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized, US Bishops, Women in the Church

Building the Beloved Community: Hawaii, Malaysia and Beyond

The world that Puanani Burgess gets her audiences to visualize as she talks to them about “Building the Beloved Community” is peopled with her children and grandchildren, her husband and other family members and neighbors from her beloved rural Wai`anae.

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Posted in Cardinals, Equality and Faith, I BLOG, LGBT Families, Uncategorized, Women in the Church

We Need New Thinking, Not New “Wrapping,” Cardinal.

As the papal conclave moves towards electing a new pope, what does it say about the prospects for real change in the Catholic church when one of its most prominent cardinals says of church teachings: “Let’s perhaps work on a

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