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Jul 6, 2016, 2:03 PM
Maria Cintorino, Education and Outreach Intern Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said in his message to the Mexican Bishops in 2005 that “it is necessary not only to relieve the greatest needs but to go to their roots, proposing measures that…
Jul 3, 2016, 10:00 AM
Today’s readings and the celebration of Independence Day tomorrow remind us of our dual role as disciples of Christ, and as Americans, and the call to participate in public life as an important way of assisting God’s work to transform the…
Jun 28, 2016, 10:00 AM
At Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, everything we do springs forth from a foundation of love--love for each other; love of knowledge, service, and God; and love for the world. For the past twenty years we were blessed to have a colleague,…
Jun 24, 2016, 10:00 AM
Dianna Ortiz, OSU My theme song for 2016 is “What Have We Done for the Poor Ones,” by Lori True. It is a song that serves as a moral compass that inspires and nudges me to live and to work for social justice. For several years, I…
Jun 22, 2016, 10:00 AM
On April 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of United States v. Texas.  I stood with thousands of people on the steps of the Court to bear witness on this historic occasion. Inside were colleagues from the Catholic…
Jun 17, 2016, 10:00 AM
In April 2016, Pope Francis joined Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos to stand in solidarity with refugees. In his remarks, he lamented their suffering and said: God created mankind to be one family; when any of our brothers and…
Jun 16, 2016, 10:00 AM
Pope Francis’ visionary ecological encyclical, written to the people of the world, energized this environmental and peace and justice activist in a dynamic way. He reminds us that care for the earth and people who are poor is our duty, rooted…
Jun 10, 2016, 12:00 PM
I am sure that, on any given day in the U.S. Catholic Church, faithful members are calling their congresspersons, meeting with legislators at their Statehouses, and assembling in their parish halls to write letters. They are advocating at all levels…
Jun 8, 2016, 6:13 PM
Most Reverend Oscar Cantú, Bishop of Las Cruces Mention the word “torture” and Abu Ghraib comes to mind. The images of naked detainees cowering as dogs lunge at them make us squirm with shame. But then we think, those were…
Jun 3, 2016, 4:27 PM
Krisanne Vaillancourt-Murphy, Bread for the World I have three kids and work full time, so like many moms, I try to maximize the efficiency of my children’s routine doctor visits. Jacob, Matthew, and Sarah file into one exam room together…