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Reflecting on the 2013 World Day of Peace Message and Reaffirming our “Option for the Poor” in the New Year.

The “Option for the Poor and Vulnerable” is a principle of our Catholic social teaching. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) reminds us that this principle is firmly rooted in scripture and in our tradition. In its social … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers: Reflecting on the 2013 World Day of Peace Message in light of the Connecticut massacre

As I consider the hope that we celebrate with the birth of the one we call Emmanuel, “God among us,” I am led to reflect on Matthew’s telling of the massacre of the Holy Innocents. Christ Jesus is the Prince … Continue reading

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