“Journey of the Universe” on PBS in December

We wanted to share with you the current list of PBS broadcasts of the Journey of the Universe film. http://www.journeyoftheuniverse.org/ New York, WNET: 12/7 at 8:00pmLos Angeles, KOCE: 12/21 at 8:00pmChicago, WTTW: 12/5 at 10:30pmPhiladelphia, WHYY: 12/6 at 8:00pmSan Francisco, KQEDDT2 and KTEH: 12/3 at 11:30amBoston, WENH: 12/7 at 11:30pmAtlanta, WWPDT2: 12/3 at 9:30pmWashington D.C., WETA: 12/7 at 8:00pmHouston, KUHT: 12/6 at 7:00pm Detroit, DPT: 12/9 at 11:00pm Phoenix, KAET: 12/6 at 8:30pm Tampa, WEDU: 12/4 at 11:30pm; 12/11 at 8:30am; 12/13 at 3:00pmTampa, WUSF: 12/3 at 12:00pm; 12/4 at...
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Are Faith Communities Changing the Climate?

  While our planet is struggling to come to grips with climate change, Canada opened the UN Conference on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa, by winning two “Fossil of the Day” awards from environmentalists. 2nd place was awarded to Canada following statements by Environment Minister Peter Kent that Ottawa is coming to Durban to “play hardball” with developing countries. And Canada won 1st place for a clear refusal to sign a second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol. CTV news reported that Canada actually intends to leave the agreement when few are watching...
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To our readers

Please send us your top 2 or 3 “reads as possible Christmas gifts editor@newcatholictimes.com
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Emmanuel, who is your mother? -a litany

    Emmanuel, who is your mother? -a litany Jesus our brother,Who is your mother?A young womanInspired to say ‘yes’,Inspirited to persevereBut,Who would she be today? If those who are Faces of poverty,Are faces of you, Christ,Then we must seeTraces of your Divine MotherIn the face of… A mother who sleeps on a big city street ~pray for her A mother who knows she is dying of AIDS ~pray for her A mother addicted to drugs ~pray for her A mother who bore you in a refugee camp ~pray for her A mother so wealthy yet so lonely ~pray for her A mother in prison ~pray for her A mother...
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from John Chuchman

Trying to Answer the Question I Keep Getting Asked by Me As I opt to break awayfrom the group(children/mice/whatever)following the alluring callof the Pied (Papal) Piperwhy do I spend any (so much) timetrying to awaken/freethe others (children/mice/whatever)ensnared by the Piper’s alluring call to obey and followand/ortrying to get the PPPto play a tunethat does not leadthe children/mice/whateverastray (away from true love)and insteadplay a tunewhich frees themor maybe evenentertains/enlivens/enrichesthe children/mice/whateverwhen all alongI knowthe PPPmay ne’er change his tuneandsome of...
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