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Franciscan Action Network, Muslim leaders in joint statement

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The Franciscan Action Network and Muslim leaders recently released a joint statement condemning "vitriolic hate speech, attitudes and actions against Muslims" as well as "acts of hatred and violence committed by any group against another."

The statement pledged solidarity between Christians and Muslims and appealed "to our government to generously welcome refugees from Syria and Iraq fleeing Daesh violence."
 

Chittister: An Intimate Biography of a Spiritual Leader

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A couple years back, NCR at editor at large Tom Roberts almost apologetically asked me if he could have some time off because he needed to finish writing the biography of Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister he had been working on. "Tom," I answered, "take all the time you need. That work will be as important as anything you'd be writing for NCR over the next couple weeks. Go for it."

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