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Don't Mess with Texas

Nothing talks like money.

News Bites

Last September's primary elections finally put an African American in Selma, Alabama's city hall—a first for the city.

 

Peace Talks at SOA

While 10,000 protestors gathered outside the gates of the U.S.

Building Supplies

Resources for study and action

Tinseltown Loses Its Pastor

Paulist priest and movie producer Ellwood "Bud" Kieser, known as the Father of Hollywood, died September 16. He was 71.

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"To serve the 250 grams of beluga caviar it sells for $139, [Neiman Marcus] offers a $1,500...silver-plated bowl ‘supported,' according to the catalog, ‘by a base of graceful sturgeons.'"

In Memory of Her

"Whatever the turmoil, whatever the divisions among humankind, whatever the violence, the followers of Jesus can refuse to be moved from his transcendent message of peace.

The Grim Sweeper

Making caskets is fine. But who's going to clean up this mess? Inside their light, fragrant workshop, a handful of monks are hard at work. They're planing. They're ripping.

Jury: Generals "Not Guilty"

The presidential elections weren't the only things casting a long shadow over the Sunshine State this fall. 

Save the Chickens

Chickens have evidently found a soft place in the hearts of McDonald's management...