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Special Report

Catholic Rural Life

November 24, 2014 William L. Patenaude 0

“Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, for through your goodness we have received the bread we offer you: fruit of the earth and work of human hands, it will become for us the […]

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Toxins and Human Life

August 14, 2014 William L. Patenaude 0

“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live …” — Deuteronomy […]

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Grill The Priests!

June 5, 2014 William L. Patenaude 0

“Six priests walking into a bar…” could open a joke. But on a Friday night in May, a Dominican and five diocesan priests walked into a Dave and Busters in Providence Place Mall to share […]


Justice and Fresh Water

March 21, 2014 William L. Patenaude 0

Many of us in clean water professions wish more people talked about what we do. If bishops and pontiffs take clean water seriously, shouldn’t everyone? After all, clean water—and plenty of it—is essential for human […]