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Gun control is a pro-life issue. Will the bishops lead? Will legislators listen?

Civil rights leader, Rep. John Lewis on the need for the courage to enact gun control; on kneeling to advance justice “perhaps in Statuary Hall, perhaps in the Rotunda, perhaps on the steps of the Capitol;” on gerrymandering and politicians

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Posted in I BLOG, Justice, Politics and Religion, US Bishops

San Francisco Responds to the Election of Donald Trump. Will others follow suit?

With thanks to Eve Blossom for posting this on Facebook. May other cities and faith organizations say as much. SAN FRANCISCO Passed unanimously, here is the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Response to the Election of Donald Trump: WHEREAS, On

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Posted in I BLOG, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

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

Greens and Godliness

On our lanai:  arugula alongside newer, milder lettuce, but to really spice things up, some curry leaves, basil, dill and the freshness of mint in other planters. On our kitchen counter: the gorgeous abandon of gardenias opening up in the

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Posted in Congress, Contempt vote, Healthcare, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

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