Mideast peace process in 2008: Breakthrough or bust?

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The year of 2008 could be an important one for brokering a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, said Stephen Colecchi, director of International Justice and Peace for the USCCB at the annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington.

Mideast peace process in 2008: Breakthrough or bust?

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The year of 2008 could be an important one for brokering a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, said Stephen Colecchi, director of International Justice and Peace for the USCCB at the annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington.

Post-Katrina America: What the waters left behind

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Two and a half years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, rebuilding New Orleans and the Gulf Coast could be a "training ground" for the issues that face the United States today, Norman Francis, president for Xavier University in New Orleans told the USCCB 2008 Social Ministry Gathering. He said a renewed rebuilding effort could be a template for a new way to approach the nation's racial, social, and economic divides.

Post-Katrina America: What the waters left behind

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Two and a half years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, rebuilding New Orleans and the Gulf Coast could be a "training ground" for the issues that face the United States today, Norman Francis, president for Xavier University in New Orleans told the USCCB 2008 Social Ministry Gathering. He said a renewed rebuilding effort could be a template for a new way to approach the nation's racial, social, and economic divides.

The housing crisis hits ever closer to home

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Experts in economics are not the only ones talking about the housing crisis—the U.S. Catholic Bishops are as well. Affordable housing is one of two domestic policy priorities for the 2008 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering.

The housing crisis hits ever closer to home

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Experts in economics are not the only ones talking about the housing crisis—the U.S. Catholic Bishops are as well. Affordable housing is one of two domestic policy priorities for the 2008 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering.

Womb for rent

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Have infertile couples taken a maternity leave of their senses?

Change the climate in Washington

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The poor are victims of our failure to protect the environment.

Home sweet biohazard

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There's no place like home, as long as parents prevent it from becoming toxic.

Thoroughly modern parents of the late 20th century might have cracked open a tin of baby formula, poured it into a plastic bottle, and warmed it in a Teflon-coated pan before rushing it to baby's toy-littered nursery. Today's with-it 'rents think twice before exposing their child to-pay attention here, this gets complicated-this following impromptu periodic table of hazardous materials:


The torture show

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Jack Bauer and 24 have made torture mainstream in American homes and psyches.

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