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    • Gonna Stick My Sword in the Golden Sand September 15, 2014
      Gonna Stick My Sword in the Golden Sand: A Vietnam Soldier's Story has just been released. The title comes from a stanza of the gospel traditional, Down by the Riverside, with its refrain--"Ain't gonna study war no more." Golden Sand is a bold, dark, and intense retelling of the Vietnam experience through the eyes of an army scout that is […]
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    • Gay Games Symposium July 21, 2014
      I am pleased and honored that the UCC has asked me to moderate a symposium during the games entitled Queer Christians: Celebrating the Past, Shaping the Future. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    • Quote of the Day July 26, 2016
      Our job is to do two things. It is to defeat Trump, it is to elect Clinton. But [our revolution] is not to end on Election Day.– Bernie SandersQuoted in Caitlin MacNeal's article, "Sanders to Delegates: 'Easy To Boo'But Harder to Have Prez Trump"Talking Points MemoJuly 26, 2016UPDATES:• The Moment Hillary Clinton Becamethe First Fema […]
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    • Carrying It On July 25, 2016
      Sometimes you have to be contentto plant good seeds whenever you canand be patient as you watch themgrow and ripen.– Buffy Sainte-MariePerhaps, like me, you felt somewhat dispirited by the news last month that Hillary Clinton had been declared the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee over Bernie Sanders.Much to the chagrin of a number of my friends, I […]
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    • White Catholics, White "Liberal" Churchgoers, and Racism: Three Discussions Hot Off the Presses in Light of Trump July 28, 2016
      Three passages from my reading in the past day that speak quite directly to questions I have raised repeatedly in the last several days here:First, Michael Pasquier on white Catholics and the perduring sin of racism:White Catholic support for desegregation grew during the 1960s, a decade that witnessed the peak of the civil rights movement and the aggiorname […]
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    • Apologies for Errors in My First Posting Today — Have Now Corrected Them July 27, 2016
      Just a note to tell you I've re-read my posting earlier today about Robert Jones' book The End of White Christian America, and have spotted some glaring errors in the text — for which I apologize. I've now corrected them, and wanted to tell readers this, in case you tried to read the garbled text and could not make sense of it. I know I'm […]
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    • the way ahead March 23, 2013
      My current blog is called the way ahead.
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    • Off to Summer Camp July 1, 2016
      Leaving tomorrow for eight weeks of summer camp with Czech kids, first in the forests of Krivoklat, then the beautiful rolling hills of Moravia.I do have a week off, when I hope to head for the Tatras mountains in Slovakia, and a few days of retreat at the lovely Marian shrine of Litmanova, on the border with Poland.
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    • Orlando Update June 29, 2016
      Omar Mateen as seen in a documentary film.  Photo credit: James Varty / The Big Fix / YouTubeI will preface this brief update to my previous posting on the Orlando shooting with these wise words from Russ Baker of Who What Why. Org. Somewhere between the rush to judgment that is the neatly packaged mainstream version of events in Orlando, and the wilder meme […]
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    • Throwback Thursday: Bermuda July 28, 2016
      When I was a little kid, my newly divorced family moved from California to Bermuda. Stepfather #1 was stationed at the Air Force base there. The marriage didn't last long and soon it was just my mom, my sis, and me. Here's a pick of me and my little sister about that time ...My mom got a job at the base and we went to preschool there. That's m […]
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Catholic Theologians’ Discussion on Sexual Morality (Video)

From Catholic for Choice, an excellent 45 minute film on Catholics and Sexual Morality. Watch it at

http://catholicsforchoice.org/secrethistory.asp

Catholics for Choice

“The Secret History of Sex, Choice and Catholics” features interviews with leading experts in the fields of theology, philosophy and ethics who examine Catholic traditions, teachings and beliefs on the following key issues:

Abortion & Contraception
HIV & AIDS
Sex & Sexuality
New Reproductive Health Technologies
Religion in Public Policy

Leading American Catholic theologians take part in this discussion: Mary Hunt, Dan Maguire, Anthony Padovano, Rosemary Radford Reuther, and including British-born Sheila Briggs, now working in the USA.

The Secret History of Sex, Choice and Catholics from Catholics for Choice on Vimeo.

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