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Are religions making the world better?

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In the swath of the bully takeover of Crimea and the massing of tanks and troops at the border

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The Bounce Back: Profiling, never a good means to an end

By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer I spent a lot of time in Chicago during my year in graduate school at Northwestern University. Once night,

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Epikeia is what we call common sense
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Fourteen-year-old Kayona Hagen-Tietz was having a delightful swim in the school pool for health class when a small science experiment triggered the fire alarm at Como ...
Should a priest be vulnerable?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Writer Responding to a query by South­ern SVD Provincial Superior James Pawlicki, professor/author Father Ronald Rolheiser penned some reflections on the priesthood.
Friends from Rwanda find a home
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Using Kigali, Rwanda as a starting point, one has to traverse 8,408 miles as the crow flies to reach Fort Worth, Texas. Until two weeks ago, ...
Living a strictest Lent 365 days a year
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist When Lent was really Lent back in the day before Vatican Council II, a younger person went around hungry just about all the time, trying to ...
Bouncy living at four score and four
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist A portly German great-grandfather sat under a tree, entertaining and being entertained by a handful of children related and not. Hearing that he was 84, I ...
The old salt of the earth meets the new
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Heavily invested in the world of medicine, the University of Texas at Arlington displays its wares at every turn, including the University Catholic Community (UCC), most ...
The Bounce Back: Black history revisited
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer In 1787 America’s forefathers decided that every enslaved African — pretty much every descendant of Africa in the New World — would be considered three-fifths of ...
Is it predetermined when our time is up?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist After reading my column on Our Mother Of Mercy Church Member Jerome “Jerry” Lefede Thomas, longtime friend Merle Ozenne emailed me the following ...

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