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Catholic Charities USA appoints senior vice president of social policy


From a press release published June 11 by Catholic Charities USA:

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced today that Brian R. Corbin will join the organization on August 4th as the Senior Vice President of Social Policy where he will oversee CCUSA's social policy team and manage the organization's advocacy and government affairs efforts.

Catastrophe in Iraq


It’s one of those weekends. Can’t get my mind off Iraq and the decade-long tragedy. We seem to be in or nearing the denouement.  And it’s all quite awful.  Internet news sites and blogs today are filled of gruesome reports and a series of photos showing masked fighters of the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) loading captives onto flatbed trucks and forcing them to lie face-down in a shallow ditch with arms tied behind their backs.  Men with machine guns are then seen standing along side the ditch. The last photos show dead bodies soaked in blood after being shot.


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