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by Fr. John S. Rausch When Alabama’s tough immigration law, House Bill 56, took effect last September, Holy Cross Catholic Church in Russellville, AL, lost nearly 30 Hispanic families who left the state for fear of arrest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 120,000 of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in Alabama, […]
by Fr. John S. Rausch Judy Bonds had her eyes opened the day her 6-year old grandson scooped up dead fish floating in the creek by her house. Something terribly wrong happened to the water due to the mine runoff originating from the coal preparation plant above Marfork Hollow where her family had lived for […]
By Fr. John S. Rausch Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s, creatively uses Oreo cookies to explain the federal budget. By making one Oreo equal $10 billion, he can stack 70 Oreos to graphically illustrate the $700 billion budget of the Pentagon. In contrast, he shows that the federal government spends only four-and-a-half Oreos […]