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Muslim students at Catholic colleges

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‘Our human rights have been violated’: Muslim students accuse Catholic University in 60-page dossier Muslim students at the renowned Catholic University have complained their human rights have been violated by the college. They have accused education chiefs of banning them from forming a Muslim student group and failing to provide prayer rooms without Christian symbols. […]

Food price inflation

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The folks at the USDA released their projections for 2011/2012-food price inflation. The bad news is that feeding ourselves will cost ~4% more in 2011. The good news is that USDA thinks prices will rise only ~2.5% next year. I shop (I hate it). My food inflation is closer to 10%. It depends on what […]

Are men morally superior?

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Continuing from a previous thread-derailment: You seem to be implying that women are more burdened by temptations to sin than men are and therefore need extra guidance/direction/supervision than a man. Does anything in Catholic theology support that conclusion? Not for the former, but for the latter. Men are supposed to be the spiritual leaders (which […]

Shattering the Ego

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Lord God of our Fathers: God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ: Open our eyes to see your hand at work in the world about us. Deliver us from the presumption of coming to this Table for solace only, and not for strength; for pardon only, and not […]

Ex 4-6

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(Based upon the ESV chronological Bible reading plan.) Exodus 4 Moses Given Powerful Signs 1Then Moses answered, “But behold, they will not believe me or listen to my voice, for they will say, ‘The LORD did not appear to you.'” 2The LORD said to him, “What is that in your hand?” He said, “A staff.” […]