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God’s Envoy

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“Congress will probably never send a Minister to his Holiness,” John Adams once wrote. 205 years later, Ronald Reagan proved him wrong. Today marks thirty years since the establishment of diplomatic relations with the Holy See, a feat that did not come easy. . . . Continue Reading »

Our Pacifist Pope?

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As the United States considers intervening militarily in Syria, it feels like déj vu. You have a megalomaniac in the Middle East who stands accused of biological weapons-based atrocities against his own citizens and the international community considering a response. On cue, religious leaders urge governments to negotiate a peace with the dictator”anything but war… . Continue Reading »