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Catholic Charities Responding to Flint Water Crisis

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lead poisoning

My visceral life with my own small children makes it impossible for me to stop thinking about the mothers of the lead poisoned children in Flint, Michigan. These are our brothers and sisters crying out for justice. More from The National Catholic Register here: Catholic Charities Responding to Flint Water Crisis. The NY TimesMichigan Gave State Employees Purified Water As It Denied Crisis.

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Misc: Baptism, Drought, Water and Heat

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Texas drought

TCC’s own Melissa Musick writes for Celebration about the drought in her home state of Texas and the importance of water in the Catholic Church, “I wonder how our corruption of the earth, how our refusal to obey nature’s laws is being worked out in this time, in this place, on this land.” Read it and see pictures after the jump:

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Misc: Food and Water from Pope Francis

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Pope Francis

In a gesture of mercy, Pope Francis is sending half a ton of food to families suffering hardships in one of Rome’s poorest neighborhoods. Read about from Catholic News Agency here: Rome’s Poor Receive 1,000 Pounds of Food. He has also been speaking recently about the importance of clean water. More from NCR here: Pope: Future of Humanity Depends on Protecting and Sharing Water.

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