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  • Making the Church a target won’t help abuse victims

    Making the Church a target won’t help abuse victims

    What supporters of legislation to extend the statute of limitations for suing the Church are hailing as “reform” actually threatens the institution that is now the very facilitator of responding to sexual abuse in the United States. If passed, these measures would directly imperil the local schools and parishes that have become the safest places for children in the country.

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  • Do Christians practice too much ‘toxic charity’?

    Do Christians practice too much ‘toxic charity’?

    Those who run the soup kitchens, homeless shelters, food pantries and welfare programs are constantly faced with the dilemma of how to help genuinely those who line up for bags of food. Is it possible that handouts not only do not relieve poverty, but they actually encourage it?

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  • New gender identity law risks not helping trans people

    New gender identity law risks not helping trans people

    Media reports depict the Catholic Church as being opposed to any measure to help transgender people, but close attention tells a different story. As far back as the 16th century, a bishop and a pope protected a warrior nun who carried herself as a man, and today Bolivia’s bishops seek what’s best for all, including transgender persons.

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