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The Nuns Jumped Over the Wall

in memory of Fr. William Brennan, S.J. 1920- 2014. A prophet for social justice and equality, including women’s ordination. One of the most prized dishes in Chinese cuisine is called “The Monk Jumped Over the Wall.” It takes its name

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David Cohen: “I believe in grace.”

What better time to believe in grace than in the Easter season? Or, for David Cohen, in the season of Passover. The former president of Common Cause and “the preeminent voice of public advocacy” was still in Passover observance mode

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Raising the Minimum Wage is Pro-Life. So why aren’t all Pro-lifers for it?

Speaker of the House, John Boehner,  a Catholic pro-lifer who has previously said he would rather commit suicide than raise the minimum wage, offered the logic that a raise would adversely affect minorities who hold low-wage jobs and would be

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Posted in Business and Justice, Equality and Faith, I BLOG, Justice, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized, US Bishops

From Solomon Northup to Pope Francis’ Abolitionist Movement

It feels like a minor, incidental scene. A slave wanders into a store where the free-born Solomon Northup is shopping with his wife. The slave is quickly followed in by his owner who apologizes for the intrusion and hurries him

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Equality and Faith, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

Looking for the “Doorway to Compassion,” LGBT Catholics Find Doorway to Cathedral Closed

Reporting on today’s symbolic protest in New York against Cardinal Dolan’s recent likening of LGBT Catholics to “dirty hands” that needed to be washed clean, Joseph Amodeo describes how the group who simply wanted to enter the Cathedral with charcoal-blackened

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Posted in Equality and Faith, I BLOG, LGBT Catholics, Uncategorized

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