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The FCC needs a better vision of what the Internet is, writes Bishop John Wester on the “net neutrality” controversy. Favoring some content because of a greater ability to pay could result in an even greater divide between the powerful and the rest of a community, which the Catholic Church serves.
The prayerful unity marking last week’s meeting in Washington of the heads of the Eastern churches in the Middle East was shattered by partisan politics that is suffocating our nation today. The complexities of the region were exposed in minutes.
There are days that will be remembered, detail for detail, in our minds. And for many of us, Sept. 11, 2001, is undoubtedly one of those days.
Columnist Steve Kent calls for a clearly defined plan for civilized action against the Islamic State’s brutal terrorists, one that shuns a primal thrust for revenge. He offers the lesson of the atomic bombings of Japan in 1945.
As the nation observes Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins Sept. 15, the church has much to celebrate. Alone among major Christian denominations in the U.S., the Catholic Church continues to grow and most of that increase is Hispanic or Latino. Yet, they have not always been welcomed.