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Openly gay, devoutly Catholic, left-wing and an enemy of the mafia, Rosario Crocetta broke the mould when he was elected governor of deeply conservative Sicily last month, reports Rdeuters on Yahoo7.
This is a US film about a veteran, Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix), who is traumatised by his Navy service in World War II, and is being assessed for psychiatric problems. The film is a disturbing, but fascinating, exposé of cult-fanaticism, and has been linked to the current controversy that surrounds Scientology.
When the bishops of the United States gather later this month in Baltimore for their autumn meeting, they ought to take some time to ponder a simple question: Were their words and actions during the recent election season the kind of discourse that informs and persuades or did they contribute to the partisan shrillness that we hope our teachers are educating youngsters to rise above as they mature into voting citizens, writes NCR Online in an editorial.
Building Bridges not Walls, the Social Justice Statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference for 2011-2012, focuses on the plight of people in our prisons. Cessnock Correctional Centre, in the Hunter region of NSW, currently accommodates almost 500 inmates in minimum, maximum or segregated security. Two people involved in providing different services for inmates at Cessnock Correctional Centre tell their stories to Aurora.
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