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Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Iraq-war, stem cells, immigration, veterans, Blair and the Mideast, Palestine, Los Angeles anti-gang head, North Korea, Bloomberg, student loans, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

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Voice of the Day: Mother Teresa

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For not only do people need food, but they need also the touch of a hand, the sound of a voice. For food lasts but a day, but love is for always. – Mother Teresa + Sign up to receive […]

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Verse of the Day: Caring for the Forgotten

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When you reap your harvest in your field and forget a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be left for the alien, the orphan, and the widow, so that the Lord your […]

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Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Israel-Palestinian authority, farm subsidies, AIDS, Iraq, Gaza, Congress-nuclear weapons,unions,and the budget,- Vatican-commandments for the road, domestic partnership, politics-Bloomberg leaves GOP, politics-progressive conference, refugees, inequalities, Canada-green cars, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news […]

Verse of the Day: Generosity from Poverty

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[Jesus] sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which are worth a penny. Then he […]

Voice of the Day: David Lim

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The measure of a society’s progress is not whether it can give more to those who have more, but whether it can provide enough to those who have less. –David Lim + Sign up to receive our quote of the […]

Verse of the Day: Oppressing the Poor

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A ruler who oppresses the poor is a beating rain that leaves no food. – Proverbs 28:3 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Iraq, US-Russia nuclear weapons, US drought, Palestine, Darfur, immigration, North Korea, Canada no-fly, Greenpeace, Anti-poverty, climate change, the President and the law, and select Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on immigration, Palestine, Sudan-Darfur, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, refugees in Canada, North Korea, Iran, U.S. Nuclear Strategy, SCHIP, education-teachers, global economics, and Ruth Graham. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Verse of the Day: Generosity

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Those who are generous are blessed, for they share their bread with the poor. – Proverbs 22:9 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Voice of the Day: Thomas Merton

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Prayer and meditation have an important part to play in opening up new ways and new horizons. If your prayer is the expression of a deep and grace-inspired desire for newness of life—and not the mere blind attachment to what […]

Verse of the Day: Living Wages for the Poor

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You shall not withhold the wages of poor and needy laborers, whether other Israelites or aliens who reside in your land in one of your towns. You shall pay them their wages daily before sunset, because they are poor and […]

Voice of the Day: Gertrude the Great

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Now and then, set aside for yourself a day on which, without hindrance, you can be at leisure to praise God and to make amends for all the praise and thanksgiving you have neglected all the days of your life […]

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Ruth and Billy Grahan, Africa, Darfur-Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Gaza, the justice department and immigration. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Voice of the Day: Jon Sobrino

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To understand the truth is to do the truth. -Jon Sobrino Quoted in Cry Freedom, by Charles Ringma + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

Verse of the Day: Faith and Works

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For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is also dead. – James 2:26 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on immigration, Darfur, service, Iraq bombing, Iraq, Gaza, Iran, South Africa, trafficking, religion, service, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Voice of the Day: Vishal Mangalwadi

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There is no dearth of Christian service today. But because much of it is service without prophetic compassion, it is powerless to bring about a radical change in individuals and society. -Vishal Mangalwadi Quoted in “Cry Freedom”, by Charles Ringma. […]

Verse of the Day: Serving the Poor

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“When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a […]

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Iraq, nuclear weapons, Gaza, immigration, U.S. military, AG Gonzales, politics, law, faith and politics, poverty, Darfur, Russia, and Iran. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Verse of the Day: Hearing the Cry of the Poor

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If you close your ear to the cry of the poor, you will cry out and not be heard.– Proverbs 21:13+ Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Voice of the Day: Rule of Benedict

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We should realize that we are heard not by multiplying words, but because of purity of heart and tears of compunction. – Rule of Benedict + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on the President and the Pope, immigration, Sudan, U.S. military, Iraq-UK, Iran, fighting poverty, campaign, state budgets, Rev. James Forbes, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

Verse of the Day: Opressing the Poor

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Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker, but those who are kind to the needy honor him. Proverbs 13:41 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Voice of the Day: Rigoberta Menchu

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[F]or us the Bible is our main weapon. It has shown us the way. Perhaps those who call themselves Christians but who are really only Christians in theory, won’t understand why we give the Bible the meaning we do. But […]

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Audio: Jim Wallis on "Value Voters" on The Tavis Smiley Show
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Verse of the Day: 'peace to the far and the near'
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will lead them and repay them with comfort, creating for their mourners the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the Lord; and I will heal them. But the wicked are like ...

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Daily News Digest (by Duane Shank)
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