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A Million Prayers
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Brian Doyle And it turned out that they had gone over the million / Prayer mark for our son The first time we ...

A Community of Strangers
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacy Martin Regardless of where we end up on immigration reform, Matthew 22 reminds us that no law can make us love our neighbor. ...

Monks Win Latest Court Battle in Bid to Sell Caskets
Originally Posted: 10/29/2012 - 2:30pm | Type: Blog

NEW ORLEANS -- In a sometimes harshly worded ruling, a federal appeals court last week smacked down the Louisiana funeral board's continued attempts to prevent a group of monks from St. Joseph Abbey from ...

Monks’ Caskets Suit Heads Back to Court
Originally Posted: 06/04/2012 - 2:34pm | Type: Blog

A group of Catholic monks who sued for the right to sell handmade caskets will head back to court this week, fending off an appeal from the state funeral industry after a federal judge last year struck down a ...

Buddhist Bhutan Fails on its Own Happiness Index
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 7:00am | Type: Blog

THIMPHU, Bhutan — In a country that prides itself on measuring quality of life in terms of "Gross National Happiness," this small Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas seems to have a problem: at least h ...