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Fifteen Things that Caught My Eye (October 5, 2018)

1. Texas couple has 10 days to find hospital willing to keep daughter on life support

2. Toronto doctors lay out procedures for euthanasia for children

3. Former Colts coach Tony Dungy returns to Indiana to raise awareness about the foster parent need

4. In Erie, N.Y.: Changes proposed for foster care system

[Apologies, this originally said Pa.!]

5. School districts explore strategies to support students in foster care

6. In the Atlantic: James Winnefeld Jr.’s Vow to Combat the Opioid Crisis

7. In Christianity Today about Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege:

If Christians do not live out the practical implications of their faith among their communities and neighbors, “we cannot fulfill the mission entrusted to us by Christ,”

8. How Faith-Based Organizations Are Helping Communities Recover After Hurricane Florence

9. On raising men who can handle bad news

10. From the White House on Down Syndrome Awareness Month


12. Fr. George Rutler: Where Do These Wars Between Yourselves First Start?

13. From a few days ago, but still beautiful:

14. Babe Ruth’s grave as a pilgrimage spot.


PLUS: A review of a book I contributed to, When Women Pray.

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