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Making a moral choice

In the first reading this Sunday from the Book of Wisdom it says: “For he fashioned all things that they might have being; and the creatures of the world are wholesome, and there is not a destructive drug among them nor any domain of the netherworld on earth, for...

Time for prophets, by Sr. Marie Lucey

On the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, when the times are anything but “ordinary,” the scripture readings draw attention to prophets. Prophets with a capital P come to mind: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezechiel and other Hebrew Prophets; John the Baptist; Jesus himself who,...

Towards a Participatory Society

Towards a Participatory Society: New Roads to Social and Cultural Integration  Participants in a Vatican meeting on the participatory society addressed the theme by first defining the concepts of social participation, combating exclusion and social and cultural...

Roots of Liberation

Reflection from Richard Rohr, Sunday, June 24, 2018 One of the great themes of the Bible, beginning with the Hebrew Scriptures and continued by Jesus and Paul, is “the preferential option for the poor.” I call it “the bias toward the bottom.” The Hebrew people’s...

Global conference on divestment

This summer, from 1 August to 3 August, faith leaders from around the world will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss new approaches to institutional investing in light of the growing movement for divestment from fossil fuels.

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