Two very different Congressmen, Jim Sensenbrenner and John Lewis, are profiled (in the good way) by the WaPo this morning for their work together on the Voting Rights Act. Trying to craft legislation that will pass constitutional muster is the challenge. For Lewis, it is the calling of his entire life. For Sensenbrenner, his work is a profile in courage of a different sort, but a profile in courage nonetheless.
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In This Issue
- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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