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Hidden Costs of Faith-Based Funding

Saturday, February 10, 2001 By JAMES CONN      For eight years I lived at the intersection of Church and State. I was a United Methodist minister serving a church in Santa Monica when I was elected to the City Council. In those years I was a faith leader and a public policymaker, both minister and mayor. […]

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World Day of Solidarity with Leprosy Sufferers

Current Events and Background on the Church’s work for and with LepersInterview with Fr Gianni Mometti, missionary Feb 2, 2001 Belem (Fides) – From initial shock to presenting ‘Amazon 501’ a new project of assistance for lepers which has obtained approval from the International Monetary Fund and the Brazilian government. Fr Gianni Mometti set out […]

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Lenten Message – John Paul II

“Love is not resentful” (1 Cor 13:5) 1. “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem” (Mk 10:33). With these words, the Lord invites the disciples to journey with him along the road that leads from Galilee to the place where he will complete his redemptive mission. The road towards Jerusalem, which the Evangelists present as […]

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A crusade in Guatemala

(GUATEMALA CITY )Each night, once all the street vendors have cleared out of Guatemala’s 18th-Street market and only the rats remain, Jose Cordero climbs onto a wooden crate and tries to sleep. Catherine Elton 02/08/2001http://www.csmonitor.com/durable/2001/02/08/fp13s1-csm.shtml Headline: A crusade in Guatemala (GUATEMALA CITY )Each night, once all the street vendors have cleared out of Guatemala’s 18th-Street […]

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Albanian Youth Urged to Stay and Build Up Nation

VATICAN CITY, FEB. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II urged the young people of Albania to contribute to building up their country rather than emigrate and look for “easy success abroad.” Pope Warns of Illusion of “Easy Success” in Emigrating He made his plea while meeting with Albania’s Catholic bishops in their first “ad limina” […]

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