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Intolerance seen in secular ‘faith’
Intolerance seen in secular ‘faith’
April 3, 2017

“Leaked Draft of Trump’s Religious Freedom Order Reveals Sweeping Plans to Legalize Discrimination,” announced The Nation on Feb. 1.

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Encuentro accepts challenge of pope
Encuentro accepts challenge of pope
April 3, 2017

Four years have passed since the Holy Spirit inspired the election of the first Latino pope, Pope Francis.

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Recommit to our Lord
Recommit to our Lord
April 3, 2017

Next week, beginning with weekend Masses on April 8 and 9, celebrating Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, we will begin Holy Week, culminating in the glorious celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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Pray to end two genocides
March 30, 2017

On March 18m, my sister, Kathy, sister-in-law Amy, friends and myself went to the Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference at Aquinas Institute. There was the Mass with the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity.

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Love and mercy in politics
Love and mercy in politics
February 27, 2017

Catholics advancing social justice sometimes wonder: Will my efforts have a lasting impact? Am I building God's kingdom or will all of this be wiped away?

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Pros, cons of Johnson Amendment
Pros, cons of Johnson Amendment
February 27, 2017

At the National Prayer Breakfast last month, President Donald Trump promised to "totally destroy" the Johnson Amendment "and allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution." I must confess that, on the list of things I hope the new administration will accomplish this year, this one is fairly far down.

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Hope, pray for new president
February 27, 2017

To the editor:
We have a new President; whether your candidate or not, we have to hope and pray that our new President does a great job. 

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Find, renew, live by faith this Lent
Find, renew, live by faith this Lent
February 27, 2017

On March 1, the church universal enters into the holy season of Lent. In his Lenten message, Pope Francis reminds us: "Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death.

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