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  • Scottish lessons for the Church in the United States

    Scottish lessons for the Church in the United States

    At a recent meeting of priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, spoke about what lessons could be learned in the United States from the Church in Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. He also said the Church in America has reason to hope, because the people in the pews haven’t wavered in their faith.

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  • We need to resist brave new world of ‘Gattaca’ before it’s too late

    We need to resist brave new world of ‘Gattaca’ before it’s too late

    It became official this week: We can now edit the genetic material of embryos. It’s being hailed as a major breakthrough to fight disease, but as the movie “Gattaca” so brilliantly demonstrated two decades ago, there are numerous, profound ethical questions when such a practice is normalized. If we wait for our grandchildren to resolve them, it will be too late.

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  • A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    Theologian and former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Miguel H. Diaz, contends that the central theological insights and socio-political implications for American society voiced by Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro and Reverend Marcelo Figueroa in a controversial article on U.S. politics in a Vatican-affiliated publication find a home within the hearts of Latinos/as and other “underrepresented” communities in the United States.  

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