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Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross is a devotion commemorating the Passion of Jesus. It is most commonly used during the Season of Lent, especially on Good Friday. The object of the Stations is to make a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer, …

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Lomas del Poleo land dispute

Please use the link below and sign the petition to ask President Calderón of Mexico to intervene in the negotiations to settle a long-standing land dispute in the colonia of Lomas del Poleo, very near the border of Juarez and …

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Korea Free Trade Agreement

ACTION ALERT Call your Member of Congress: ask them to Vote against Ratification of the South Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement BACKGROUND In South Korea, despite massive economic growth in the cities, a large income gap remains between the industrial …

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USA Migrant Resolution 2011

As concerned people of faith and in recognition of the migrants and refugees with whom we live and serve around the world, we endorse the following resolution: Whereas, the United States of America has historically been a nation built through …

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Resolution for International Migrants Day – 2010

In recognition of the migrants and refugees with whom we live and serve around the world, the Missionary Society of St. Columban, endorses the following resolution: Whereas, Pope Benedict XVI stated in Caritates in Veritate, “ Every migrant is a …

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Reflections on Cancun

At 4:30 a.m. on the morning of December 11, 2010, the participants at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) broke into a long applause and by acclamation ratified what has become known as the Cancun Agreement. Bolivia held …

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START Treaty

ACTION ALERT Call your Senators: ask them to Vote for Ratification of the START treaty BACKGROUND Today the United States and Russia still hold about 90% of all nuclear weapons left from the Cold War. The START treaty would reduce …

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Midsalip

Ask Ambassador Willy C.Gaa and President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to call for a stop to mining in Midsalip. BACKGROUND Currently, the local Catholic Church and hundreds of local parishioners are working to address the volatile situation in Midsalip, a …

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The U.S. and Climate Change 2009 -2010

By mid-2009, the U.S. appeared to be moving towards ambitious climate change policies with the passage a comprehensive climate change bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. Then in December 2009, expectations were high that Copenhagen would complete the Bali …

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Dream Act

We recognize the suffering of these young people who, through no fault of their own, are denied access to legal status and an opportunity to continue their education.

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