An Earthly Idea: Speak out on Summit County Highway 9 bypass
Do you want highway construction to force the Frisco-to-Breckenridge bike path to run along the edge of the highway for two years? Should land that is now dedicated county open space protected by a conservation easement, national forest land and the bike path be used to build a highway?
» "Stop! I am asking you with all my heart. Stop!" says pope as he speaks out on the Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine He mentions children, victims of war, "from whom we take away the hope for a decent life," urging the parties to address "every diatribe with the tenacity of dialogue and negotiation and the power of reconciliation".
What do you treasure?
The story is told about a mother who told her little girl: “No matter what happens, hold on tight to my skirt so that you won’t get lost in this crowded mall.” The little girl dutifully complied as she held on and held on tight all throughout. Two hours later, there was an announcement coming from the mall’s public address system: “Calling on the parents or guardians of a lost little girl who ...
Pope Francis' Homily at Mass in Caserta
"Giving primacy to God means having the courage to say no to evil, violence, oppression, living a life of service to others and in favor of the law and the common good."
The Hidden Pearl in our Daily Lives
1) The Kingdom of God is like ... The Gospel of today's liturgy concludes the thirteen chapter of Matthew and at the same time Jesus’ teachings in parables.
Free Syrian army fighters. — Photo by Reuters Muslims finally have what many had been hoping for: an Islamic caliphate. So why is there no cheering? Could it be that the self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, has no moral authority for his recent proclamation of a Caliphate ? After all, given his blood-soaked past, it was unlikely that many Muslims would salute his black banner.
The tragedy of the Arabs
Iraqi security forces attack the home of Shiite cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi after clashes with his followers in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 80 kilometres south of Baghdad, Iraq, on July 2. The unrest is just the latest in what seems like an endless series of Arab tragedies.