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Two words that can fight as often as agree: Conservative Catholic

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Conor Dugan writes for Bridge about being called a “conservative Catholic.” He writes, “Catholicism lived rightly transcends and explodes political categories and causes my political commitments to be in tension with my deeper Catholic mode of seeing the world.” Read it: Two words that can fight as often as agree: Conservative Catholic

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11.10
Can Forgiveness Play A Role in Criminal Justice?

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Motivated by their Catholic faith, Andy and Kate Grosmaire, decided to forgive their daughter’s killer. Instead of criminal court they pursued restorative justice. It’s in The New York TimesCan Forgiveness Play A Role in Criminal Justice? See photos after the jump:

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8.11
TCC Reads: Waiting for God by Simone Weil

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Simone Weil

Simone Weil was a philosopher, spiritual seeker, and advocate of the poor and oppressed. A believer, she nevertheless felt called to remain outside the Church. Read more about her life from Robert Ellsberg here: Simone Weil, A Gift Person. More after the jump:

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6.5
TCC Video: Catholicism | Soul Pancake

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Zach Anner, from Soul Pancake, meets a young Catholic convert named Blythe and her five kids, and in the process learns about their faith and life. (Of course, it goes without saying that you don’t have to be a stay at home mom, have five kids, homeschool, or raise chickens to be a Catholic, but her interview is still pretty great.) Watch it after the jump:

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