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The laments of the innocent cry to Heaven for justice. It would be better for him to have a millstone tied around his neck and be thrown into the sea...

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"The report released today will reportedly contain 45 recommendations. Half of the cases it finds took place between 1950 and 1969. In most cases, prosecution is unlikely because the abuse occurred beyond French statutes of limitations, and it remains unclear what actions the church itself will take against offenders."

Where's the #inquisition when you need it?

Confrontation and catharsis in France with release of 'bombshell' report on Catholic Church sex abuse

Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.

Happy Sunday!

«Mais si nous marchons dans la lumière, comme il est lui-même dans la lumière, nous sommes en communion les uns avec les autres, et le sang de Jésus[-Christ], son Fils, nous purifie de tout péché.»
‭‭1 Jean‬ ‭1:7‬


My daughter scored 3 of her team's 5 goals and got an assist on another. Proud dad so I'm going to brag!

They still lost 7-5 but it was looking like a blowout until she got a hat trick in a row in the third quarter and lifted everyone's spirits.

Nationals Park, Washington, DC. Outside the park, development continues apace.

Most "men" want a man-cave / gaming den / sports bar in the basement or in the home office.

I want a study.

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I could share dozens of photos from Avignon, a city of exquisite and endless beauty. Where it is not pale stone, it's a similar stucco. Streets are narrow and mostly paved well. Hundreds of corners have little niches & statues. Surprises round every corner.

U.S. officials have declared the ivory-billed woodpecker, officially extinct.

The newly extinct species are the casualties of climate change and habitat destruction, dying out sooner than any new protections can save them.

A million more species are at risk, many within decades.

#ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis

Ivory-billed woodpecker officially declared extinct, along with 22 other species

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