Monthly Archives: September 2009

Scripture, Canada and the health care debate

Health care reform in the United States has gone from heated debate to raging firestorm over the past couple of months. The smoke is drifting north of the border into our sister nation, Canada. During the discussions about what universal … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Month promotes human dignity

October is Fair Trade Month. It’s a month set aside to stress the importance of human dignity in the production of goods and services while promoting the diversity of products available from around the world. “Fair Trade Month is a … Continue reading

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Tanzanian girls glad to go to school

A new book, “Emusoi” — to be published this October — tells the story of six  Masai girls in Tanzania who had the opportunity — rare in their culture — to get an education. The girls were taught at the Maryknoll-sponsored Emusoi Center.  Last year,  CNS … Continue reading

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Loyola graduates remember Katrina

The 2009 class of Loyola University New Orleans recently paid their respects to other colleges — 637 to be exact.  That’s the number of colleges that took in Loyola students immediately after Hurricane Katrina forced the university to suspend classes for a semester … Continue reading

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A synod for the Middle East

UPDATE: Additional info in our story. VATICAN CITY — Vatican sources are saying that Pope Benedict XVI will convene a Synod of Bishops for the Middle East to be held in October of 2010, to address the trials and tribulations … Continue reading

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Catholic reporter blogs about wedding plans

Those who closely follow the lives of Catholic journalists might want to keep tabs on Amy Rewolinski, a reporter at the Milwaukee Catholic Herald. The reporter, who is getting married next October,  is keeping readers up-to-date with wedding plans in her … Continue reading

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Time to call on some saints in the health care debate

The debate over health care reform in the U.S. has gone from robust to absolutely wild and wooly, not to mention uncivil — Rep. Joe “You lie!” Wilson — and downright dangerous — the tragic killing of anti-abortion protestor James … Continue reading

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