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A Different Kind of History

pgt Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:30 AM
Flag everything posted by "andafoul".
KenW Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 11:39 AM
I did, and left a comment for TH in Col North's comments section..
T.C.7 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 4:32 AM
Flagged everything posted by "andafoul".

Happy to do so.

"Before there were houses in this land, there were altars." A timelier reminder you could not get, as we confront realities about immigration and secularization in the United States. It's a point made by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose H. Gomez, as he tries to morally educate, animate, and challenge.

Gomez promotes learning the entire story behind our country's founding. "Immigrant missionaries were naming this continent's rivers and mountains and territories for saints, sacraments and articles of the faith," as he put it in a speech to the Napa Institute last summer.

"Catholics founded America's oldest settlement,...