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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

Lt. Gen. Silveria’s tutorial in leadership: Will Catholic bishops offer “a better idea” too?

Watching this general tell Air Force cadets what is acceptable behavior and what is not, it is hard to fathom why the leadership of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops cannot seem to summon the courage to speak with

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

QUOTE TO NOTE: Stop Church Teachings that Kill, Says Sr. Margaret Farley

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
Mercy Sr. Margaret Farley, the theological ethicist who wrote Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics, said the church has “not gone far enough” on gender equality because “we still hear the cries of women, through…

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“…an uncountable number of poor people will die because of the greed of the rich.” Keith Olbermann

There may be a lot of outrage and disbelief in the air at what the House of Representatives just did to make healthcare less accessible and affordable to those who need it most. But that outrage isn’t coming from the

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Posted in Catholic Politicians, Christian Politicians, Healthcare Reform, I BLOG, Republicans and healthcare, Uncategorized, US Bishops

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

How We Get To Heaven

God knows—and we know—that there are plenty of things that we should be worrying about if we really want to make this world a better place. Hunger. Ignorance and the denial of science. Corruption. Discrimination and oppression in all its

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Posted in Child sex abuse, Freedom of Religion, Healthcare, I BLOG, Uncategorized, US Bishops

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