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  • Kenyan bishops urge calm as opposition rejects early results

    Kenyan bishops urge calm as opposition rejects early results

    As votes were counted this year in Kenya, foreign observers described the election as credible. The Multi-Sectoral Forum, a group of religious leaders that has advocated for peaceful elections, called on Kenyans “to remain calm and peaceful (and) resume day-to-day operations, appreciating that elections are important, but must not be the end of life.”

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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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  • Evangelicals are potential allies for the good, not partners in hate

    Evangelicals are potential allies for the good, not partners in hate

    Trumpism, so to speak, which is a lot more complicated than most analysis allows for, had made it ever-easier to lump all elements of more-right-of-center American activism together. It’s important to remember that many Catholics and Evangelicals are forming coalitions in an attempt to discern God’s call to each one of us about the common good, on the front lines.

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