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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 […]
As Congress and the Administration struggle to come up with a compromise on unemployment benefits and payroll taxes, now is a good time to reflect on the what the failure to act means for the thousands of persons in this country out of work and facing hard futures. In a series of three articles, Fr. […]
By Fr. Ronald Ketteler Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life, 1995), the “signature” encyclical of Pope John Paul II, emphatically places the preeminent evils of abortion and euthanasia at the center of the struggle between the “culture of life” and the “culture of death.” These radical assaults on the fundamental right to life, however, are […]