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Encourages people to see the powerful movie Unplanned Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Don’t miss your opportunity to see a powerful movie showing in theaters beginning March 29.

Unplanned is the dramatic true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director who is now one of the nation’s finest advocates for life.

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Bishops' positions on public policy issues must be thoughtful and informed Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Mar. 07, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Let the following be understood as a plea rather than a criticism. It is necessary and proper that our Catholic bishops address affairs of state or, if one likes, public policy issues.

But in all seasons, the positions taken must be thoughtful, informed, and above all generous in keeping with their office. This does not describe the commentary of many of the episcopate on the complex of issues having to do with immigration and securing  the borders of the country.

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Praying the 'Divine Mercy Chaplet' in the presence of the dying Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Christ ordered St. Faustina to write about praying the “Divine Mercy Chaplet” in the presence of the dying. She wrote about this at least three times as she reports in her diary (St. Faustina Kowalska Diary — Divine Mercy in My Soul).

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Eucharistic ministers evangelize by bringing Communion to nursing homes Print
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Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Eucharistic ministers can help to save souls by bringing Communion to nursing homes. Most Catholics think that evangelization means “bringing people to Jesus,” but in a real sense, it includes “bringing the body of Jesus to people.”

This form of evangelization is becoming more important because we have an aging population, with nursing homes becoming a growing part of many communities.

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