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A somber-looking Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal before 100,000 people on Saturday to avert a widening of Syria’s conflict, urging world leaders to pull humanity out of a “spiral of sorrow and death.” Francis, who two days ago branded a military solution in Syria “a futile pursuit,” led the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics […]
I’ve been reviewing The Challenge of Honesty which was released Sept 1. (You might want to check out my first post, or second post on the book.) Frances Lee Menlove relates the following. Today I am going to tell you a story. This is a Jesus story, the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, which […]
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Religion is supposed to be about peace, but often it is about war. Some of the worst religious wars include Islamic Jihad, Christian Crusades, and Joshua’s Unholy War. I wish Mormons didn’t have anything to be ashamed of, but I’ve been reading The Mountain Meadows Massacre by Juanita Brooks. One of the things I didn’t […]