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  • Is it time for Catholic Churches to become sanctuaries?

    Is it time for Catholic Churches to become sanctuaries?

    • Feb 24, 2017

    Christianity was born amid serious church/state conflict, and bishops have already set the precedent that sometimes one has to choose the Gospel over civil law. Such a time may be looming again, if Catholic churches are forced to stand up to mass deportations by offering immigrants sanctuary.

  • Catholic leaders say deportations hurt safety more than help

    • Feb 23, 2017

    Catholic leaders on the front lines of working with immigrants and refugees are expressing alarm over recent memoranda from the Department of Homeland Security that appear to set the stage for widespread deportations, calling the policy neither humane nor just.

  • No, Trump’s ‘America first’ is not actually a heresy

    • Feb 22, 2017

    Did President Donald Trump commit an act of heresy when he pledged “America first” in his inaugural address? Only if he meant that in a metaphysical, not a political, context, and given the setting and the man, it’s entirely clear it was the latter.

  • In a toxic social media time, how’s a Catholic to engage?

    In a toxic social media time, how’s a Catholic to engage?

    • Feb 14, 2017

    These days, it seems he who frames things loudest and first wins the narrative. So, what do we do? Insist on something better, by leading the way. Share something uplifting, show a little humility, and pray for that person who just posted something taking aim at your beliefs.

  • Facing a post-truth culture, let’s be apostles of dialogue

    Facing a post-truth culture, let’s be apostles of dialogue

    • Feb 14, 2017

    Although there’s a long history of politicians playing fast and loose with the truth, Trump’s team seems to have raised it to a new level, reflecting a culture that’s almost given up on the idea of truth. In the teeth of it, Catholics should resist on all fronts and act as apostles of dialogue.

  • Catholic official applauds suspension of refugee ban

    • Feb 12, 2017

    A senior legislative specialist for Catholic Relief Services, the overseas humanitarian arm of the U.S. bishops, says more than 3 million refugees have been resettled in the United States since the 1970s, “so you might say that their record is quite good.”

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