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Jan/Feb 2019

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Editorials


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Chris

I remember him actually throwing the book, a thicker, more Jesuitical version of my elementary school's, onto the floor in disgust when we reached the question regarding the effects of masturbation, which ranged from acne to sudden death. Any sign of rebellion in those days, a few years before Vatican II convened, seemed scandalously heroic, or just plain scandalous, depending on how much inclined you were toward nailing theses to church doors.

Thomas J. Hubschman

 

Lady Poverty

All the words of my mouth are righteous;
there is nothing twisted or crooked in them.
They are all straight to one who understands
and right to those who find knowledge.

Stanley Jenkins

 

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