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Day of Mourning to Protest Extermination of Black Babies Through Abortion -black lives matter

July 30, 2019

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ChurchMilitant.com) – The second National Day of Mourning is scheduled to memorialize the murder of 20,000,000 black babies, underscoring that “The most dangerous place for an African-American child is in the womb.” The event, scheduled for Aug. 30–31, is set to showcase how Planned Parenthood has deceived and destroyed black families. Most reports cite that 20 million black babies have been murdered since […]

Vietnam seizes 55 pieces of rhino horn hidden in plaster

July 28, 2019

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https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/07/vietnam-seizes-55-pieces-rhino-horn-hidden-plaster-190728083054797.html The 125-kilogram haul discovered at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport on same day suspects found with seven tiger carcasses. Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn have been found encased in plaster at an airport in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, authorities said on Sunday, as the country tries to crack down on sophisticated wildlife smuggling routes. Vietnam […]

Towards new ways of becoming and being international , Putting human values and global common good first

July 28, 2019

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Putting human values and global common good first Hans de Wit and Betty Leask In this time of increasing polarisation and nationalism, universities need to embrace new ways of ‘being’ international, that put human values and the global common good at the heart of internationalisation, and focus on supporting all students to connect to the […]

The Liturgy of the Hours, Finally Makes Sense!

July 28, 2019

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Laura Hensley May 28, 2019 Growing up as a cradle Catholic, you would think that I would know everything there is to know about prayer, but honestly, I only recently even heard of the Liturgy of the Hours. What little I did know (or thought I knew) about it was that it was prayed only […]

Cardinal Francis Arinze discusses mass migration, priestly celibacy and confusion over Church teaching

July 28, 2019

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‘You ask them: Are you serious?’: An interview with Cardinal Arinze https://catholicherald.co.uk/magazine/you-ask-them-are-you-serious-an-interview-with-cardinal-arinze/ Dan Hitchens 25 July, 2019 It’s a sunny morning in London on the feast of Corpus Christi and, not coincidentally, I’m standing outside the presbytery of Corpus Christi Church waiting for someone to answer the door. Somewhat to my surprise, it is opened by the […]

the Catechism’s revised teaching on capital punishment

July 28, 2019

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http://www.catholicdigest.com/from-the-magazine/from-the-catechism/a-closer-look-at-the-catechisms-revised-teaching-on-capital-punishment/ The latest update to 2267 now reads: The death penalty Recourse to the death penalty on the part of legitimate authority, following a fair trial, was long considered an appropriate response to the gravity of certain crimes and an acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good.   Today, however, there is an […]

Students say changes at Rome’s JPII Institute undermine its mission

July 28, 2019

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by JD Flynn https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/students-say-changes-at-romes-jpii-institute-undermine-its-mission-66538 Vatican City, Jul 26, 2019 / 11:45 am (CNA).- More than 150 students at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome have signed a letter saying that newly approved statutes will undermine the institute’s mission and identity. “We want to express our greatest concern: the loss of the formational approach, […]

CCC 2267 death Penalty

July 28, 2019

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http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p3s2c2a5.htm   2267 Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse to the death penalty, if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor. If, however, non-lethal means are sufficient to defend and protect […]

Catholics around the country are taking seriously Pope Francis’ call to abolish the death penalty

July 28, 2019

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The pope’s resolve on this life-or-death issue poses a challenge to the U.S. church. http://www.uscatholic.org/articles/201907/catholics-around-country-are-taking-seriously-pope-francis-call-abolish-death By Amanda Hendler-Voss | Print | Share Article Justice About 25 years after the brutal murder of her older sister, Jean Parks unearthed her true feelings about the death penalty. At a meeting of San Antonio’s chapter of Parents of […]

Muslim Caucus: We’ll “Build Our Power” & “Unite As One Constituency Across America”

July 23, 2019

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By Tim Brown – July 19, 2019 “Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant,” and, “The Koran, the Muslim book of scripture, should be the highest authority in America, and Islamthe only accepted religion on Earth.” -then chairman of the designated terror group Council on American-Islamic Relations Omar M. Ahmad […]