Monthly Archives: October 2015

Will resume Posting 11/10

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Gmail or USPS?

A fantastic post on the virtues of letter writing: http://www.joefessenden.com/2015/10/25/the-sacramentality-of-the-usps/

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Pope on Family: Final Words

The Vatican’s English translation of the Pope’s remarks Saturday (emphases original): Dear Beatitudes, Eminences and Excellencies, Dear Brothers and Sisters, I would like first of all to thank the Lord, who has guided our synodal process in these years by … Continue reading

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Strong families, prosperous states: Do healthy families affect the wealth of states?

http://www.aei.org/publication/strong-families-prosperous-states/

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Europe wonders why its house is falling apart

Original at: http://www.wsj.com/article_email/in-defense-of-christendom-1445296794-lMyQjAxMTA1OTIwMjAyODIwWj by  Brett Stephens The death of Europe is in sight. Still hazy and not yet inevitable, but nevertheless visible and drawing nearer—like a distant planet in the lens of an approaching satellite. Europe is reaching its end not because … Continue reading

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Listen to women, say auditors to Synod Fathers

Vatican City, October 2015 (VIS) – The role of the woman in the family, in society and in the Church, cultural differences, concerns regarding ethics in medicine, the situation of persecuted Christian families and the testimonies of those engaged in … Continue reading

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ISIS: What the “Do-Nothing” West Is Doing

Originally at: http://aleteia.org/2015/10/19/isis-what-the-do-nothing-west-is-doing/ by Jameson Brower Each day brings fresh headlines about the war in the Middle East—on the forces in Syria and Iraq, refugees the world over and the tense politics woven throughout. Readers absorb thousands of words, yet basic questions … Continue reading

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