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Americans must remember our founding beliefs Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Thank you for your editorial, “We’re better than this!” in the November 1 Catholic Herald. The vision that all men are created equal anchors our respect for each other and inspires our behavior toward each other.

This belief moved our country’s founders to break away from the British Empire, to declare independence, and begin the process of developing a workable self-governing system. Neighboring Canada, for instance, did not have such an inspiration and remained a part of the British empire for decades.

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Order supports Christian presence in Holy Land Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Nov. 08, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

While we in the United States were devastated by the recent shooting of 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, there has also been continuing violence in the Holy Land.

A Catholic News Service (CNS) article published on October 29 said Holy Land Church leaders expressed concern in the wake of recent incidents involving the Christian community.

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We’re better than this! Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Nov. 01, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Catholic News Service posted a photo of a Pittsburgh Steelers fan displaying a sign October 28 to honor the victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue before the game between Pittsburgh and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

The sign said, “Hatred can’t weaken a city of steel.” It pointed to the killing of at least 11 people and the wounding of six others, including four police officers, during the October 27 shooting at the synagogue.

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