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A Les Miserables Review, from the Catholic Spirit


An age-old story rooted in Catholicism By Christian R. González Catholic Spirit Staff I’ve been a fan of “Les Miserables” for a long time. I’m a fan of the musical, the novel, the movie and the story itself. I first … Continue reading

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Another comment on separation of church and state


In Saturday’s Austin American Statesman (9/22/12), Rick Perry blames Satan for the separation of church and state, insisting it has been used in the past “to keep people of faith from being involved” in government. Yeah, this is what he … Continue reading

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The Middle East is on fire


A statement from Mitt Romney’s campaign said:  If Romney were president, this wouldn’t have happened. Please explain – would film not have been made?  Supression of freedom of speech. Muslims not angered over insult to Mohammed?  Suppression of freedom of … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State


Article I of the Constitution of the United States says:  Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of … Continue reading

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Right-wing, ultra-conservative, terrorism


Leonard Pitts Jr., of the Miami Herald, had his regular column in the op-ed page of the Austin American-Statesman yesterday, and I am going to quote from his column – he is saying things I have said for some time. … Continue reading

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About Homophobia


This is another comment I made from a discussion that I thought I would pass on here.  It was a discussion about marriage rights and equal rights and homophobia (as the title says).  It was written in response to another … Continue reading

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Spiritual Freedom and the Tea Party


(This has been proofed) Christianity, as taught by the Catholic Church, would have you listen to their words, believe the Pope is God’s surrogate on earth (male only, of course, the gender driven by “his” genitals), and never question what … Continue reading

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