From John Chuchman and Susan Renehan Church Credibility Shattered

Wow, I’m having flashbacks only the name has changed Law-Pell. I just don’t know how Catholics live with themselves sitting there doing nothing.  Denial is a sacrament in this church, as a great example you just have to look at your hierarchy to figure that out. Has anyone anywhere seen any action by any Catholics other than the small group here in Boston and others small pockets of supporters (who I have the greatest respect for)? Where are the petitions?  Where are the letters to our government leaders demanding action?  Where are the boycotts, the marches, the famous Catholics speaking...
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from Melo in Honduras and Phil out West

(this morning I awoke to this distressing email from my friend Melo, a Jesuit priest in Honduras. One day in 2013 while accompanying Melo I met Berta at a meeting and was surprised to see her. Just days earlier there was the revelation of a government list of persons to be eliminated and Berta was number 1 on that list. She was a strong feminist and indigenous community leader and she led her community to successfully block a hydroelectric project of a Chinese consortium on a major river in Lenca indigenous territory. She was feared and opposed by foreign transnationals and the traditional oligarchy,...
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