Pray, Fast for Peace

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What can we do to make peace in the world? As Pope John said, it pertains to each individual to establish new relationships in human society under the mastery and guidance of justice and love (cf. John XXIII, Pacem in Terris, [11 April 1963]: AAS 55, [1963], 301-302). All men and women of good will are bound by the task … Read More

Peace is a Sleeping Baby, Not a Dead One

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I don’t know if you caught this or not, but Pampers ran a beautiful commercial after Christmas last month featuring sleeping babies from around the world to the tune of “Silent Night” and the tagline: “peace on earth” Apparently it’s an old commercial of theirs that has been re-run over the past few years, but I only just saw it … Read More

9/11 Overcome Evil With Love

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“To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you…love your enemies and do good to them…Be merciful, just as also your Father is merciful…Forgive and you will be forgiven…For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to … Read More

“We Didn’t Terminate Because He’s Our Son”

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What did Tennyson write? “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” T.K. and Deidrea Laux know that is true. Warning: tissues will be needed for this one (h/t Jill Stanek): “The only thing Thomas will ever know of this world is love” What a great gift these parents’ gave to little Thomas. And … Read More

The Greatest Destroyer of Peace

ChelseaAbortion, Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Peace, Pro Life, Religion, Right to Life0 Comments

This coming January 1 is World Day of Peace 2007. Vatican officials have released the text of Pope Benedict’s speech in which he maintains that true peace cannot be achieved as long as the killing of unborn children is accepted: “’Respect for people promotes peace,’ the pope said in the statement as he stressed ‘the duty to respect the dignity … Read More