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Dressing Up

This morning, our daughter woke us up with a tinge of sadness in her voice. “I needed to wear brown to school today and I don’t have any brown”, she said. Thankfully, our son had a brown shirt (that was also clean) and the crisis was averted. Read the rest of the story on Medium.com

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50 Years Later: Nostra Aetate

Originally posted on frienemies::
On October 28, 1965, the Second Vatican Council, also known as Vatican II, released a declaration on the Catholic church’s relationship to non-Christian religions.  It was a groundbreaking and still-relevant declaration on interfaith engagement and relationship across lines of religious difference.  This should be no surprise, since nostra aetate means “in…

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Peacemaking as Counter-Protest

This post originally appeared on Extranewsfeed.com On Saturday, June 10, an anti-Muslim, non-profit organization called Act for America is encouraging people in various places throughout the United States to participate in a “March Against Sharia”. Act for America would balk at being called anti-Muslim. They claim they are working to confront terrorism, empowering women and… Continue reading Peacemaking as Counter-Protest