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Euthanasia or Letting Go?(0)

June 30, 2021

In the past number of years, there have been numerous essays concerning euthanasia in the Marist Messenger, rightly so, because it is a critically important topic. The authors stressed the dangers of legal euthanasia proliferating across the world and thus becoming a norm.… More

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How to Judge Others – Fairly

A fourteen-year-old girl entering 9th grade laments that other students have judged and isolated her as being unattractive.

A stay-at-home father of young children experiences judgment from others for being lazy, unmotivated and for living off his wife.

Canadian singer Céline Dione recently responded on social media to judgments and body-shaming directed at her by individuals declaring she is too thin.More

New Zealand General Election 19 September 2020

The Recreational Cannabis Referendum

The referendum is about whether or not to make recreational cannabis legal.

The choice

Voters are asked to choose
“Yes. I support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill”,
or
“No. I do not support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill”.… More

Shame, Hope and the Church: A Journey with Mary


by Thomas Ryan, SM
St Pauls Publications 2020


Reviewed by Fr Brian Cummings SM

With so much having been written about the sexual abuse crisis within the Church, and, no doubt, with still much to be written, there can be a certain sense of weariness when faced with yet another book on the topic.… More


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