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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 who choose voters instead of letting voters choose their politicians.                                                                                  655 more words

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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 the same moral clarity. 739 more words

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DACA and AL: if you do it long enough it's OK

First, as I’ve said many times, I think the GOP should propose a law with a path for citizenship for illegal aliens and personhood/citizenship for the unborn. 671 more words

Culture Wars

New American Resistance - 6 September

Congress is back in session and my little Resistance-writing recess has come to an end as well.  Unfortunately the chaos of the world we’re living in (also called “the news”) hasn’t taken a break.  2,562 more words

New American Resistance

Alaska Catholic Bishops Speak out on the Administration’s DACA Decision

We, the Catholic bishops of Alaska, remain united in heart and mind with our brother bishops across this nation in condemning the Administration’s decision today to suspend DACA. 485 more words

Catholic News

POPE FRANCIS TO TRAVEL TO MYANMAR AND BANGLADESH - IN BRIEF

PAPAL TWEETS:

Sunday, August 27, feast of St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine; Today how many mothers shed tears, like St Monica, so that their children will return to Christ! 674 more words

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

US bishops create Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism

​ In the wake of the recent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, the U.S. bishops have announced that they are establishing a new Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism.“Recent events have exposed the extent to which the sin of racism continues to inflict our nation,” said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. 675 more words

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