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Hillary needs a slogan to sum up what she stands for

UK Guardian view on the US presidential debate:  Editorial  in the  Guardian, UK, 22 September 2016 Monday’s television debate will be watched by 100 million Americans. The Democratic candidate should seize a chance to show she is motivated by the...

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Aam Aadmi turns into harm Aadmi, then to damn admi.

Yet another chance  of clean politics gone – By T J S George, in New Indian Express,  Sept.11/16 (Note: The headline tells it all. Congrats to TJS George’s tight and tart summary headline  Aam Admi becoming  “Harm Admi, then Damn Admi”  which is...

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​Give, Forgive, Never Judge or Condemn

Pope Francis Gives 2 Verbs of Mercy at General Audience – Published in Zenit, the world seen from Rome, Sept. 21/16 Reflecting on Merciful Love, Francis Says Christians Are Called to Give and Forgive, and Never to Judge and Condemn (Note: “Give...

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Dalits, Christians, communists March on Dehli

By Bijay Kumar Minj, New Delhi, in UCAN India, September 20, 2016 The former 'untouchables' are promising to stand up against an increase in caste-based violence. Sitaram Yechury, leader of the Communist Party of India, addressed the rally in New Delhi on Sept. 16....

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APPEAL FOR PEACE FROM ASSISI

September 20, 2016, Tuesday — Appeal for Peace from Assisi (Note: Isaac Gomes brings for CCV readers this wonderful news from the Vatican on Peace Initiative by Pope Francis and his friends.  Courtesy: Dr Robert Moynihan Inside the Vatican Magazine)....

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Berlin walls must be broght down

We must dismantle our Walls, Brick  by  Brick! By David Kelly,  in NCR, Sep. 19, 2016 Willie, one of the youth of Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (Juan Acuña) (Note: “Delenda est Carthago” (Carthage must be destroyed) determination of the ancient Greek mythology...

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‘Charming liars’, never be Dispense mercy

Josephine McKenna, in NCR,  Sep. 19, 2016                   (Note:  Great example indeed of how a humble,simple man can get away with murder: “Bitter-sweet”, “Pierce with a Smile,” “Kill with kiss”. Roaring with laughter, Francis tells new bishops: “Charming Liers,...

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Gandhi’s Man of God

By Jaydev Jana, in The Statesman,  18 September, 2016   (Note: The words of Gandhiji: “If I have to be reborn, I should be born an untouchable,”  instantly brought to my mind the words of  St. Paul, (Phil. 2:7-9): about...

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Mercy  Fridays of Francis!

Pope visits hospice to highlight respect for life – Published  in mattersindia, September 17, 2016 Pope visits neonatal unit, hospice to highlight respect for life. (Note: “Mercy Fridays” every month is another matchless surprise example this 79 year old Pontiff does in following...

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Communion to the Divorced-remarried OKed

POPE PRAISES ARGENTINIAN BISHOPS' CORRECT INTERPRETATION OF AMORIS LAETITIA Francis has praised the text saying it correctly spells out the way his apostolic exhortation should be understood. Pope Francis has endorsed an interpretation of his family synod document that allows divorced...

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‘Loves of the Popes’ and the Vatican’s New Normal

By David Gibson Sep 13/16, in America, National Catholic Reviews Revelations of the private lives of popes are part of a humanizing trend Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd during "Many Hearts for the pope, messenger of peace" meeting at...

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Shake-up! Will World Order Soon Collapse?

BY DR. JAMES F. PASTOR, PH.D., J.D. In The Real Truth Magazine,    Sept.1, 2016 Islamic terrorists slaughter hundreds across Europe and America. Violent political factions vie for control after decades-long regimes fall in the Middle East. Citizens pit themselves against...