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What we say and how we say it

What we say and how we say it

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Because if there were ever anything worthy of exclamation, it’s this: Jesus shows up every single Sunday, without fail.

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There’s still hope for immigration reform this year

There’s still hope for immigration reform this year

| Jason Adkins | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though immigration reform has not passed, steps can be taken in the meantime to safeguard the dignity of aspiring citizens.

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Hope in things unseen

Hope in things unseen

| John Garvey | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

We need God’s help, but spiritual talk is unfashionable. The idea that God is active in our lives is equally unfashionable. And yet if he is not, there is nothing to hope for.

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We are an Easter people

We are an Easter people

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the work of upholding human dignity, the response of the Bethlehem Academy community gave new meaning to a phrase often used in the pro-life community: “dying with dignity.”

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Victim of payday lending debt trap speaks out

Victim of payday lending debt trap speaks out

| Jessica Zittlow | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sherry Shannon needed a little extra money to get her car fixed. On Social Security disability, Shannon needed every dollar to pay her rent, utilities, and phone bills — leaving room for little else each month.

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Undocumented? Illegal? Don’t overlook dignity

Undocumented? Illegal? Don’t overlook dignity

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it comes to immigration, word choice is among the debated issues.

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Talking points to consider for two social issues of concern for Catholics

Talking points to consider for two social issues of concern for Catholics

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Common sense payday lending reforms
Legalization of commercial surrogacy

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Overcoming a false understanding of freedom

Overcoming a false understanding of freedom

| Jason Adkins | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As America secularizes, a false understanding of freedom is becoming increasingly pervasive in public life. Two current issues being considered by the Legislature — payday lending reforms and the legalization of a commercial surrogacy business — provide an opportunity to examine the social ramifications of this newfound “freedom.”

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‘Annual catechumenate’ of Lent nurtures discipleship

‘Annual catechumenate’ of Lent nurtures discipleship

| George Weigel | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Historians of the Roman liturgy generally reckon the restorations of the Easter Vigil and the adult catechumenate as two of the signal accomplishments of the 20th-century liturgical movement.

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The big reveal: looking back at God’s plan

The big reveal: looking back at God’s plan

| Christina Capecchi | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Blue or pink? That was the secret contained in the cake.

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Join MCC in talking with your legislators during the legislative session

Join MCC in talking with your legislators during the legislative session

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Say NO to the Commercial Surrogacy Bill, SF 2627/HF 291. The bill has many implications for women and children. It is irresponsible for the Minnesota Legislature to not fully examine the significant concerns surrogacy raises.”

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‘Wombs for rent’ industry now legal in Minnesota?

‘Wombs for rent’ industry now legal in Minnesota?

| Kathryn Mollen | March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Without any significant consideration, the Minnesota Legislature is poised to create a commercial surrogacy business that would essentially legitimize the buying and selling of children between two contracting parties.

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