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Fundraiser Will Challenge “Ovarian Lottery”

by David Sepulveda | Apr 2, 2018 12:23 pm

Courtesy MarycareFrom groundbreaking to the laying of its foundation, to seeing cinderblock walls rise to support a pitched frame and the steel roof that would cover it, Westville and some New Haven supporters have cheered every stage of construction of a new health clinic located more than 5,000 miles away —  one which they helped make happen.

Now there’s more work to do.

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Poor People’s Quest Eyes “Policy Violence”

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 28, 2018 7:52 am | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoDuring a week when Christians will contemplate the death and resurrection of a savior, the Rev. William J. Barber II, the leader of a revived national Poor People’s Campaign, stopped by Yale University’s Battell Chapel Tuesday night to point the way for how the United States of America might resurrect its moral compass.

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After Parkland: Abraham And Child Sacrifice In The 21st Century

by John A. Cirello | Feb 27, 2018 1:11 pm | Comments (4)

This past Sunday at church we heard the story of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, to show his devotion and belief in God.

As Bible stories go, this is one that really stretches the bounds of our imagination. To understand the story of Abraham and Isaac, you must believe several things: First, that God spoke to Abraham; second, that Abraham understood it was God who was speaking to him, and; third, that Abraham was such a devout believer in God that he would not question an order to kill his son.

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Trump Inspires Love March

by Allan Appel | Jan 16, 2018 8:35 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel PhotoPresident Donald Trump’s policies and especially his recent “shithole” statements about Africa and Haiti inspired the 150 people who prayed and hit the streets for New Haven’s 48th annual Martin Luther King Day “Love March.”

No, they didn’t agree with Trump’s statements. They statements gave them renewed energy to carry on King’s fight for racial and social justice.

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