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'Reasonable Suspicion' in Arizona

My college girlfriends and I had considered Arizona as a spot for a 40th b-day bash, but I'm not sure we'd pass muster. We've all been questioned before.
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Lamentations and Turning the Next Page in Arizona's Immigration Struggle

Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?
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Anti-Immigrant Law Passes in Arizona, 'We Will Not Comply'

The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation.
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Giving Up Your Spiritual Journey (and Putting Down Roots)

Don lived for years in the Chicago area, working hard and trying to keep up with the fast pace of his profession.
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God is Big Enough to Take Our Doubt and Anger

"To believe is human, to doubt divine."
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Another Vatican II Moment for the Catholic Church?

These are dark days for Catholics and our church. The clergy sexual abuse scandals are a source of profound pain and raw anger.
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Colbert's Analysis of Arizona's Immigration Enforcement Bill: No Problemo

A little satire to lighten a week of heavy news on the immigration reform front:

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Khartoum's Continued Insults to Sudan's Many Injuries

Activists are calling Sudan's recent elections "rigged" and demanding that the results not be mislabeled legitimate.
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The Global Emergence Won't Be Televised

[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners magazine article "
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