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Abortion is the leading cause of death worldwide in 2018 Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

The Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children is observed on January 22. How appropriate, as on this day 46 years ago, our Supreme Court justices passed Roe v. Wade.

At a National Prayer Breakfast attended by President Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mother Teresa said: “What is taking place in America is a war against the child. If we accept that the mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another?”

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Urge Congress to take action on climate change Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

The most recent National Climate Assessment found that “People who are already vulnerable, including lower-income and other marginalized communities, have lower capacity to prepare for and cope with extreme weather and climate-related events and are expected to experience greater impacts.”

Jesus calls us to help the least among us with a generous spirit. As a Catholic, hearing that the poor and most vulnerable among us will be hit the hardest by climate change is a call to action.

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Bishop Morlino’s tribute section in paper speaks beautifully to a life well-lived Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

The December 6 issue of the Catholic Herald had tough competition from tree trimming, gift wrapping, and Christmas cards.

But I welcomed a “sit-down” to read the special “In Memoriam” section about Bishop Robert C. Morlino in the Herald. It speaks beautifully to a life well-lived.

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Prepare for the second coming of Jesus Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

What does the Bible tell us are the four spirits which will be governing the hearts of men at the second coming of Jesus Christ? Zechariah 6:1-5 provides an account of four chariots pulled by red, black, white, and pale green horses. Revelation 6:1-17 provides a similar account.

If we look at these colors as “isms,” what would they be? Let’s take red first. Do you know an “ism” depicted as red? Sure, communism; Red Russia,  China, Korea, Cuba, Vietnam; very active in our lifetimes.

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