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Time For Crisp Colorful Salad!09 May

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, […]
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Who Speaks for Creation?24 Dec

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 […]
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A Step Backward Is Forward Progress17 Oct

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 […]

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2019 Session Wrap-up
With the governor’s signing and vetoing of several bills earlier this week, the 2019 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly has come to an end. To all of those who took the time to call and email your representatives and senators, made visits to legislators, attended Catholics @ the Capitol events, and remembered the […]

Bishops Applaud Ruling on Ultrasound Law
The Roman Catholic Bishops of Kentucky applaud Thursday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in EMW Women’s Surgical Center v. Beshear. The statute in question was passed to ensure women have access to unbiased and medically sound information about abortion procedures and the unborn child in the womb before making an […]

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