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And So It Begins…

The reaction of the majority of the press demonstrates once again the lack of understanding of the nature of the sacrament of marriage in the Catholic Church.

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Leading the Way to Healing

This past week, Pope Francis made great strides in his effort to establish a Vatican office that will deal exclusively with clerical sexual abuse.

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Never Forget!

There are days that will be remembered, detail for detail, in our minds. And for many of us, Sept. 11, 2001 is undoubtedly one of those days. We, as a nation and as a world, saw the worst in humanity.

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Reason for Our Schools

Christ is the reason for our schools. The ultimate lesson that we want our students to know comes from Jesus.

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The Day After

Perhaps it’s time for Vladimir Putin to watch this film “The Day After” and come to his senses about Russia’s involvement in Ukraine.

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Making People Aware

This week, we as a world community witnessed an act of pure, unadulterated evil in the beheading of journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State (IS).

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Something Had to Be Done

At the Papal Angelus on Sunday, Aug. 10, our Holy Father, Pope Francis, said of the situation in Iraq: “The news coming from Iraq leaves us incredulous and appalled,” and “All this seriously offends God and seriously offends humanity…You cannot bring hatred in the name of God. You cannot make war in the name of God!”

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Evil Incarnate

This past week, we have witnessed things not seen in such scale since the horrors of World War II, a genocide so tremendous, it was described by New York Times writer Peter Baker, quoting Ambassador Ryan Crocker, as “This is evil incarnate.”

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‘N’ for Nazarene

The power of social media, like Facebook and Twitter, for social awareness is being recognized with an Internet campaign urging people to change their profile picture to the Arabic letter “n.

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Stop the Madness

We commemorate this week as the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the “War to end all wars,” “The Great Conflict” which was World War I. We find ourselves more or less in a similar place to the status of the planet in 1914 – a world divided by hatred and conflict.

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