And the USCCB thinks we have religious liberty problems here? This article at RealClearPolitics by Peter Berkowitz looks at the situation of the Ultra-Orthodox in Israel. This article should especially be read by those religious right folk who, in one breath, extol Israel, and in the second breath, warn darkly of the threats of European-style socialism. It is a reminder that Israel was founded as a secular state by, well, European socialists.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Can Guatemala overcome the drag of the past?
- Homeless youth seep through the cracks
- Confession is about the mind-boggling mercy of God
- Special Section (in print only): Travel
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by Matthew Fox, Religion News Service Eco Catholic