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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ETHICS From Kennel to Courtroom A legal bid to save 21 former fighting dogs from being euthanized is part of a growing movement to grant animals some of the same rights as humans…Read Full Article From ucobserver […]

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Dear Jeremiah


by Carolyn Pogue ‘The year ahead will likely be called a year of change. But I’m afraid it won’t be.’ This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . Dear Jeremiah, You have a lousy reputation, even after all this time. Your sad-sack, prophet-of-doom label stuck like hot tar. I doubt […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Revenge of the goldfish! Dumped pets growing into giant monsters Who doesn’t love the idea of releasing the poor goldfish, who has spent his life swimming around in bowl-shaped circles, into the great wet wild? The […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ETHICS Death of a King “Cecil was shot not far from here,” says Godfrey, one of the camp’s managers and a longtime Zimbabwe safari veteran, pointing off in the direction of the railway tracks. I ask him […]

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What We Read This Week


  Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Anglicans at a crossroads It’s going to be a busy summer for the Anglican Church of Canada. In July, the General Synod meets and one of the most divisive issues will be a motion from […]

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Holy rebels


by Carolyn Pogue This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ Calgary’s St. Brigid’s heralds a new era with womenpriests I can walk to church in 15 minutes, but last week, I drove to the deep south of Calgary in search of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Community. I met Monica […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT This Earth Day, Listen Up: Mother Earth Is Calling Us Back         April 22 is Earth Day 2016. Each Earth Day marks another milestone in a profound human reawakening to the truth that we are children of […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY The Most Punctual Man in India Mahatma Gandhi’s Ingersoll pocket watch was among the few material possessions he left behind. It signaled him to go to bed, shortly after midnight, and it was there when he […]

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No more wannabes


by Carolyn Pogue In our new Canada, we can be our authentic selves This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . Also, check out “Sorry: Why Our Church Apologized” at Wood Lake Book Publishing In The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, Thomas King begins […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HEALTH Five places that are getting it right- by not being Vancouver Vancouver is raising more eyebrows than crocuses this winter. Here are five places that are showing Vancouver up by getting it right…Read Full Article From […]

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