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Euthanasia for the Mentally Ill: Not a Good Idea?

Suicide was in the news, briefly, this weekend. Euthanasia, actually. Or assisted death. Whatever folks call the process, it’s arranging for someone to die. Or, being impolite in my choice of words, killing someone. For thoroughly nice motives. “Who can … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI: Not Well, Prayer Requested

Noted, in today’s news: “Pope renews invitation to pray for Benedict XVI in these difficult hours“Vatican News (December 29, 2022) “A statement released by the Director of the Holy See Press Office says the Pope Emeritus is in a stable … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and “The Virtue of Vigilance”

When I saw “Vatican” and “elegant demon” in my news feeds, I cringed. Just a little. But not because I feared that the four horsemen of the Apocalypse were saddling up and the Antichrist was running rampant. Lurking Demons in … Continue reading

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