Tag: Justice

Being fully human in justice and mercy

Being fully human in justice and mercy

| Deacon Gordon Bird | June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

God does not make mistakes. He balances justice with mercy perfectly via his wisdom. Justice encompasses a just due to God and neighbor. Penalties require payment; wrongs need reconciliation.

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From readers – June 11, 2020

From readers – June 11, 2020

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Peace, then justice
Mass return dangerous
COVID spread concerns
All God’s children
Nursing home model broken

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Archbishop Sample urges prayer, discussion, action on racial injustice

Archbishop Sample urges prayer, discussion, action on racial injustice

| Ed Langlois | June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Declaring that racism is real and must be addressed, Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample in remarks June 5 and 6 made impassioned pleas for justice, peace and unity.

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African American Catholic leaders urge justice, action to address racism

African American Catholic leaders urge justice, action to address racism

Justice is what George Floyd and his family and friends deserve, and justice “through equal and fair treatment under the law is what every person in this country deserves,” said the U.S. bishop who is president of the National Black Catholic Congress.

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After weekend of protests, bishops express sorrow over Floyd killing, racism

After weekend of protests, bishops express sorrow over Floyd killing, racism

| Rhina Guidos | June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Even as the United States still finds itself grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, outrage, grief and anger over the latest killing of an unarmed black man outweighed caution as hundreds of thousands turned out nationwide to protest and many of the country’s Catholic bishops joined the calls for justice.

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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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From readers – September 13, 2018

From readers – September 13, 2018

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

– Justice should matter most
– Speak about the silence
– Sidewalk counseling saves lives

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World needs leaders who are just, compassionate, merciful, pope says

World needs leaders who are just, compassionate, merciful, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The world needs leaders who can “put into practice a more just way for all of us to live in this world as sharers in a common destiny,” Pope Francis said.

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Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Unfinished

Unfinished

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 12, 2017 | 6 Comments

Four years ago in September, I sat at the kitchen table in the rectory reading the newspaper. I was a parish pastor and had been serving parishes and schools for over 23 years. I saw the headlines and was disturbed. There was yet another story on clergy sexual abuse. I felt angry at Church leaders and fighting attorneys. I felt frustrated that this issue had been going on since before I was ordained. I felt sadness and compassion for victims and their families.

I was clueless that in less than a week, I would be named vicar general and moderator of the curia for the archdiocese.

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Confirmation hearings open for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Confirmation hearings open for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first day of Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, began March 20 with a series of introductory remarks from senators establishing what they hope to ask the nominee and the importance of the role of Supreme Court justice.

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The vocation of the public servant

The vocation of the public servant

| Jason Adkins | January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 90th session of the Minnesota Legislature began Jan. 3. Dozens of first-term lawmakers are included among its 201 members.

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