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Will the 2019 legislative session in Hawai’i honor the spirit of Queen Liliʻuokalani and Father Damien?

As Notre Dame Cathedral burned, people–Catholic or not, French or not– mourned. Buildings stand for something –good and bad–that we cannot always put into words. As the legislative session draws to a close here in Hawai’i, it is worth asking

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Posted in Business and Justice, Fight for $15, I BLOG, Living wage, Politics and Religion, Queen Lili`uokalani, Workers' Rights

Repeal Obamacare? What would Fr.Damien say?

“People are suffering. All over the place, people are suffering.”  Sr. Margaret Farley, professor emerita, Yale Divinity School. According to the National Catholic Reporter, a keen awareness of people’s suffering is what drives the Mercy sister and celebrated theologian to

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Posted in Freedom of Religion, Healthcare, I BLOG, Nuns, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized, US Bishops

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