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Decries attire seen at Mass
September 6, 2016
To the editor:
I am writing to you about an issue I see in church. At 80-years-old I realize my outlook is different than today’s.
 
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Sainthood of Mother Teresa
September 6, 2016

To the editor:
By your example of love the world will know you soon as St. Teresa. On September 4, 2016, you will be declared a Saint.

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Finds fault with polling results
September 6, 2016

To the editor:
According to a July survey by the Pew Research Center, 56 percent of Catholics favored Hillary Clinton. Only 39 percent of Catholics favored Donald Trump.

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St. Teresa: Witness of modern-day holiness
St. Teresa: Witness of modern-day holiness
September 6, 2016

Blessed Teresa of Kolkata came to The Catholic University of America 45 years ago to receive her first honorary degree. If I'd been president of our school at the time I would have tried hard to get a picture of her in a Catholic University sweatshirt.

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How do Catholics justify hospice care?
How do Catholics justify hospice care?
September 6, 2016

Q. Please tell me how Catholics justify hospice care, especially withholding food and water from the patient. Doesn't this starve the patient to death? And doesn't the heavy medication they use actually cause death? (Illinois)

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We must continue to help the impoverished
We must continue to help the impoverished
September 6, 2016

In considering the many issues confronting contemporary society, we cannot help but note the growing poverty in our community; as poverty continues to escalate it should capture our attention and emphasize the need to assist our brothers and sisters in the family of God who seek our assistance.

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God bless the children
God bless the children
August 23, 2016

A tale of two cities. That common phrase has been used in recent years to describe Rochester and how its neighborhoods are divided by income.

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Faith through the Olympics
Faith through the Olympics
August 16, 2016

I love the Olympics! For two weeks, every two years, I love watching the best athletes in the world compete. 

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