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Political Parties, Corporations, and a Peasant Baby.

While the powerful often use the common people for their own purposes, the Christmas story reminds us that God uses them – even without their knowing it – to serve the kingdom of God. Continue reading

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Is Charging Interest a Sin?

LORD, who may dwell in your sanctuary?…[he] who lends his money without usury… Psalm 15 This may be an oversimplification, but there seems to be two basic kinds of debt: The kind that comes from overspending, and the kind that … Continue reading

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Beating the Post-Christmas Blues

“Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” – Matthew 2:2 Many experience what has been described as post-Christmas depression.  For such persons, … Continue reading

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How Important are the Details?

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. – Luke 2:7 Pope Benedict XVI has written a new … Continue reading

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