Daily Archives: 16 November 2020

Comment Period

At the US bishops’ meeting I noticed a proposal for a comment period of a month or two once a new bishop is announced and before the appointment becomes final. I guess this gives lay people the opportunity to voice … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 143:1-2, 5-6, 10-11

The 143rd Psalm is the seventh of the “penitential psalms” identified by Christians in antiquity. In Judaism, these and many others were identified as laments. The psalmist offers a complaint to God: enemies, national upheaval, natural disaster, and of course, … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 37: An Absence Of Human Dignity

No doubt we have “An Absence Of Human Dignity On  The Borders.” We don’t need a papal document to inform us, and we can look at many, many borders in the world to view it. Despite the reality that immigrants … Continue reading

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