“Be courageous in that witness!”

Pope Benedict recently addressed all young people saying “I have noticed that against the tide of secularism many young people are rediscovering the satisfying quest for authentic beauty, goodness and truth. Through your witness you help them in their search for the Spirit of God.”Check Our Sources

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Egodystonic or Egosystonic?

Redeemed! 10 Ways to Get Out of the Gay Life, If You Want Out Although I have lived as a lesbian for my entire adult life, it is without a doubt my soul’s purpose to use my gifts to LOVINGLY share the truth about how we got here: how we came to be gay or …

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Values and Belief Survey

Public Divided on “Pro-Choice” vs. “Pro-Life” Abortion LabelsWhen it comes to Americans’ specific attitudes about the legality of abortion, public opinion is somewhat more conservative than its attachment to these labels would suggest. Nearly 6 in 10 Americans (58%) think abortion should either be limited to only a few circumstances or illegal in all circumstances. …

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Structures of social oppression, actual or perceived, are argued by many to be among the causes of war and other violent conflict. Such conflict also has obvious effects on social structure and on the possibility of attaining justice. Conversely, one cannot attempt to evaluate the ethical implications of violence, whether it be war, revolution, or …

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Well, when Jesus said, “Love your enemies (Matt. 5:44),” I really think he meant, “Don’t kill ’em!” And when he said, “Blessed are those who work for peace (Matt. 5:9),” that sounds to me like “Study war no more (Isaiah 2:4).” I’d say everything Jesus taught, and how “God in flesh” lived is 180 degrees …

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