Making a Difference: For the first Christmas of World War I, soldiers laid down their weapons and spent day singing and exchanging food in an inspiring display of peace.
Making a Difference
Tony Magliano’s social justice and peace column covers the Catholic church’s entire consistent ethic of life, tackling conservative as well as progressive issues -- everything from abortion to war. Writing on timely national and international events, Tony attempts to inspire readers to consider these issues from the perspective of the Gospel and Catholic social teaching.
Invite Tony Magliano to speak at your next diocesan or parish gathering!
In his challenging keynote address “Advancing the Kingdom of God in the 21st Century,” Tony clearly explains how prayerful reflection upon the ancient teachings of the Gospel and the modern principles of Catholic social teaching can effectively guide a consistent, logical and life-affirming approach to the moral issues – everything from abortion to war – facing humanity in the 21st century.
Tony’s enthusiastic, informative and inspiring presentation has been well received by diocesan gatherings from Salt Lake City to Baltimore.
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Making a Difference: As Catholics, we should oppose oppression of all workers, especially after a fire killed 112 Bangladeshi factor workers last month.
Making a Difference: The U.S. bishops engaged in intense debate at their November meeting, a sign that they struggle, like all believers, to gain a fuller understanding of God's will.
Making a Difference: The issues Catholics care about went largely unnoticed in the election because no one spoke out about them. Here's how to help.
Making a Difference: One 15-year-old document from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops calls Catholics to help the poorest of the poor.
Making a Difference: The United States ranks last among industrialized countries in percentage of income allotted for poverty-focused foreign assistance.
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But then the obvious hit me.
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