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Daily Links, July 26: Vacations, advertising, and keeping the peace

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Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint, is in the news today. Read about reactions to her being named a saint and how she is still being honored today.

Going on a vacation still this summer? The Vatican reminds you to be sure to keep the environment in mind, even if you aren't at home.

After the tragedy in Aurora, here's one reflection on if we are really doing a good job of being peacekeepers. Additionally, the outlook is grim for legislation that would ban assault weapons.

Not to be outdone by Spain's video recruitment for the priesthood, Austria has taken to billboard advertising to encourage vocations.

And, how much influence do clergy have in shaping views on moral issues?