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Archive for May 3rd, 2007

Immigration insights

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Michael and Katerina at Evangelical Catholicism have a useful roundup of Catholic views on immigration, as well as some others (generously, including one of mine), for a May 1 observation. They write:

Katerina and MichaelOn this day, May 1st, which is Labor Day for most Latin American countries, many in this country will flock to the streets to demand a humane and comprehensive immigration reform from Congress. Let us condemn deportation and other actions that violate human dignity. Let us pray for a humanization of the people behind the numbers and the statistics, for people to understand the difference between the violation of a civil law and a criminal law, and for a consistent ethic of human life.

I find this very right-on, and reflective of the nature of Jesus: Caring for people is more important than minding the rules. The words at EC take the debate to a nobler level. I think you’ll be inspired by what you read there.

Related Posts: Christ in the Migrant , Reclaiming America from illegal immigrants [cartoon], We want you to feel like you belong [news], “Christian” values, Jesus’ preference for the poor [sermon], We Are Citizens of Another Nation [sermon]
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May 3, 2007 at 10:14 pm

Music Therapy in Washington

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Joy of Music

Elisabeth PeifferCheck out the snazzy new website of my friend Elisabeth Tinnes, Washington-area Music Therapist and music teacher. She’s first-rate in everything she does, and a great new Washington asset.
Congratulations, Elisabeth!

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May 3, 2007 at 12:35 pm

Posted in Washington IA