Catholic Courier

Commentary

Accountability can protect good officers
Accountability can protect good officers
August 1, 2016

A chilling message was sent as five police officers were killed and seven others wounded in downtown Dallas on July 7 as they were monitoring peaceful protests against the recent killings by police of two African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota.

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Politics and the Supreme Court
Politics and the Supreme Court
August 1, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg caused quite a stir this month by saying what was on her mind about Donald Trump to the New York Times. "I can't imagine what the country would be -- with Donald Trump as our president," she said.

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News incites Islamophobia
August 1, 2016

To the editor:
I am grieved, shocked and shattered over the mass shooting at Orlando. It is a bone chilling and despicable act by the perpetrator and I condemn it wholeheartedly.

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Quotes and terminology
August 1, 2016

To the editor:
"Questionable use of ‘scare quotes’" ("Faith & Intelligence" column by John Garvey) in the May 2016 Catholic Courier decries the "increasing tendency" of the media to enclose "religious liberty" in single quotes, calling them "scare quotes."

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Where did we go wrong?
August 1, 2016

To the editor:
Senator Tim Kaine who is Catholic and who is personally opposed to abortion, states that taking the lives of pre-born children should not be outlawed. 

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No priest, no Eucharist
August 1, 2016

To the editor:
No priest, no Eucharist. A simple yet profound statement. There is a poem entitled "The Beautiful Hands of a Priest" which reads, in part; "At the altar each day we behold them, and the hands of a king on his throne are not equal to them in greatness. 

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Let us pray for peace
August 1, 2016

To the editor:
The tragedy of the shooting on June 12 in Orlando is an awakening that what these evil terrorists are doing is pure evil.

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Jesus is vital to education
Jesus is vital to education
August 1, 2016

How quickly the summer months pass and rather soon our children and young people will be returning to school.

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