In the Media: Tom Fox & Mary K., ‘Truth’ parties, excommunication & immigrants

Tom Fox and Mary K. Meyer   

If you haven’t heard it yet, please take some time to listen to the conversation between the National Catholic Reporter‘s Tom Fox and Mary K. Meyer at the NCR Cafe. So many of you have commented on how much you liked KC Olive Branch’s interview with Mary K. You are going to love this one.

‘Inconvenient Truth’ watch parties

Even if you have seen the powefully persuasive movie about global warming An Inconvenient Truth, you might still want to join a “See the Truth Movie Party” this Saturday, Dec. 16. Few movies about stewardship of the land have been more important. Check here to find the party nearest you.

Close to home: Vatican backs automatic excommunication in Nebraska

Catholic New Services reports: The Vatican has upheld Bishop Fabian W. Bruskewitz’s decision 10 years ago that membership in Call to Action “is totally incompatible with the Catholic faith” and results in automatic excommunication for Catholics in the Diocese of Lincoln (Neb.)

Abbot Gregory Polan on justice and immigrants

The Catholic Key recently printed an excellent column by Abbot Gregory Polan, of Conception Abbey, on the Christian response to immigrants: “Every effort we make to relieve suffering, to support efforts toward justice, and to express our solidarity with the poor and needy is a work of God, a way of bringing divine help to others.”

With the recent arrests at the Swift plants in nearby states, his comments become even more relevant.




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