On the homefront: What’s for dinner?

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This article accompanies You don't know the trouble I've seen on U.S. vets returning home from war.

It was for the families that Father Vincent Manuel organized Wednesday night “deployment dinners” in the plain and slightly musty community room of Soldiers Memorial Chapel on Fort Carson Army Base in Colorado. The group welcomes all military spouses, not just Catholics.


On the homefront: What’s for dinner?

By Kristen Hannum| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace

This article accompanies You don't know the trouble I've seen on U.S. vets returning home from war.

It was for the families that Father Vincent Manuel organized Wednesday night “deployment dinners” in the plain and slightly musty community room of Soldiers Memorial Chapel on Fort Carson Army Base in Colorado. The group welcomes all military spouses, not just Catholics.


Returning vets: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen

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It’s an uphill battle for returning veterans as they look for support from their church and their community.

For more on support for vets, read On the homefront: What's for dinner?


Returning vets: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen

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Article War and Peace
It’s an uphill battle for returning veterans as they look for support from their church and their community.

For more on support for vets, read On the homefront: What's for dinner?


Mom vs. bomb: A mother of 12 lives out her faith through peace activism

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Jean Gump has been taking a stand against violence, even when it caused a blow-up at home.

Last fall, at age 85, Jean Gump was released from prison after being arrested and jailed with 12 other protesters. They were caught trespassing at an off-limits federal area at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, home of the atom bomb.


Mom vs. bomb: A mother of 12 lives out her faith through peace activism

By Olga Bonfiglio| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace Women
Jean Gump has been taking a stand against violence, even when it caused a blow-up at home.

Last fall, at age 85, Jean Gump was released from prison after being arrested and jailed with 12 other protesters. They were caught trespassing at an off-limits federal area at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, home of the atom bomb.


Examining terrorism and responses to it

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Fifty years after the game-changing Second Vatican Council a new generation helps the church respond to today’s signs of the times. Father Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. considers terrorism and responses to it.

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Examining terrorism and responses to it

By Kenneth R. Himes, O.F.M. | Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics War and Peace
Fifty years after the game-changing Second Vatican Council a new generation helps the church respond to today’s signs of the times. Father Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. considers terrorism and responses to it.

Read more scholars on today's signs of the times.

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Vatican 2.0: A look ahead to the next 50 years

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Fifty years after the game-changing council a new generation helps the church respond to today’s signs of the times.

Rather than taking another nostalgic look back at the Second Vatican Council, the editors of U.S. Catholic decided to mark this month’s 50th anniversary of its opening by inviting some of today’s leading thinkers in the church to sketch out principles that might guide the people of God in responding to several new signs of the times.


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