How the Catholic Church can better serve the black community this Lent

Protesters gather next to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial for the August 28, 2020 “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” march on Washington 2020 in support of racial justice. (CNS/Reuters/Erin Scott) Three years ago, I converted to Catholicism during the Easter Vigil. I attended Mass for the first time …

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Time Travel: A History of Law Enforcement in Dundalk

We have celebrated various events related to the birth of our nation over the past six years, but the one that has been barely mentioned and which has greatly affected Dundalk over the past 100 years is fast approaching.It’s the arrival of the Civic Guards in Dundalk on November 1, …

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Ukraine crisis hits Wayne State community: Where you can donate medical supplies and more – School of Medicine News

Members of the Wayne State University School of Medicine community who wish to support Ukrainian citizens by donating medical supplies can do so through the Ukrainian American Michigan Crisis Response Committeean informal association of organizations and individuals formed in response to the escalating crisis inflicted by the Russian invasion of …

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GA Proposed Bill SB 403: Law Enforcement, Behavioral Health

The legislation would offer officers the option of working with a virtual or in-person behavioral health specialist during a mental health crisis. ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate on Thursday introduced a bill that would give local law enforcement the ability to partner with behavioral health specialists to help officers respond …

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Chronicle: Peace, justice in Ukraine | Columnists

Russia went to war against the Ukrainian government last week. Seeking territorial gains, Vladimir Putin has shown what he has always been; a tyrant of gigantic proportions. Europe has not seen such a buildup since World War II. It was 84 years ago when Europe’s great leaders appeased Nazi Germany …

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Lincoln Community Garden is accepting new gardeners for the 2022 season | News

LINCOLN — With temperatures in the 20s, it’s hard to imagine spring is just around the corner, but Lincoln Community Garden is gearing up for another season. There are a handful of spots open in the garden as this growing season approaches, thanks to a series of recent changes. Some …

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Bradford West Gwillimbury wants to tighten traffic control

Council approved framework that would use automated cameras to capture traffic violations The town of Bradford West Gwillimbury wants to hit speeders where it hurts: their wallets. At its Tuesday evening meeting, the Council approved a resolution supporting a proposed regulatory framework for administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) for vehicle offenses …

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Residents of Fairview Park can have their voices heard by city officials at Community Open House: A Place in the Sun

FAIRVIEW PARK – Fairview Park Mayor Patrick Cooney said residents are invited to attend the first community open house scheduled for March 30. There will be two sessions: 1-2:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. at the Fairview Park Senior Center, 20769 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, behind City Hall. Members of the …

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Green Mountain Falls Provost warns of new reporting requirements for law enforcement | Mail from Pikes Peak

Green Mountain Falls Marshal Virgil Hodges last month issued a warning about legislation that will add time and cost to every Colorado law enforcement agency. Hodges, who is retiring in April, warned Mayor Jane Newberry and the city’s board of directors to be aware of the new reporting requirements that …

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SYRIA. The use of chemical weapons ‘withers’ the conscience of the international community |

“Any use of chemical weapons is unacceptable and the lack of accountability for past use of such weapons remains a blight on the conscience of the international community,” said High Representative Izumi Nakamitsu. Updates from the OPCW She updated the Ambassadors on the activities of the Office for Disarmament Affairs …

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