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Pakistan: Blasphemy and Bombs, Death and Dalits; and History

I’ll be talking about today’s Pakistan: particularly what it’s like being a Pakistani Christian, Hindu or Sikh. Or, for that matter, the ‘wrong’ sort of Pakistani Muslim. The list of at-risk Pakistanis depends partly on who’s talking. A few weeks … Continue reading

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Feverish, Weak; But Other Than That, a Pretty Good Week

I spent part of Monday morning making notes for a talk with our parish priest. Then I called the Parishes on the Prairie office — P. on the P. are six parishes and a school in central Minnesota. I left … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and People Who Need People, Another Year

It’s been a year and a day since I talked about socializing, the pandemic and individual differences. “…I can sympathize with folks who really do need people: people who are physically close, not ‘close’ only in a virtual sense. I’m … Continue reading

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Light Show in Washington; Law and Life; Masks Back On

I’d expected to hear about charisms during Mass this morning. I did, in the Bible readings. But the homily was about why killing innocent people isn’t a good idea, even if it’s legal. And why we should see killing innocent … Continue reading

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