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Ladies fall bible study explores living beyond yourself

A non-denominational bible study focusing on the spiritual truths and concepts on the book of Galations will begin August 27 through November 14 with a break in between. Classes will be on Monday nights from 7-9 and Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Bible Center Church on Barton Ave. in Luling. Read More...
August 15, 2007 at 11:38 am
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Are tattoos and body piercings moral?

By Father Peter Joseph

Many upright people are repelled by modern fads and fashions, such as tattooing, multiple earrings and other body piercing, but feel unequipped to give a clear judgment on the morality of such practices, or to rebut the charge that they are elevating their personal preferences into a moral code. In this article, I will set out some criteria that are relevant to making a moral judgment on these things.
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August 15, 2007 at 11:35 am
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Magazines build case to save coast

Louisiana’s deteriorating coast got a lot of play this past week in national magazines. Two of the most popular, Time and Fortune, gave it prime coverage.Read More...
August 15, 2007 at 11:31 am
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Earthquake, hurricane, what’s next?

And we thought we had it bad. Over in Hawaii this week, they had, first, an earthquake and, then, a hurricane.Read More...
August 15, 2007 at 11:29 am
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Once wary of high art, evangelicals seek greater role as ‘creators of culture’

By ERIC GORSKI

AP Religion Writer

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August 02, 2007 at 3:54 pm
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August 02, 2007 at 3:51 pm
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Religion in the News

August 02, 2007 at 3:48 pm
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Government grows in Louisiana

According to an Associated Press story: "The fastest growing segment of the economy over the past year has been state government, which added 8,900 jobs:­ 1,800 more than in the petroleum sector, construction and manufacturing combined."Read More...
August 02, 2007 at 3:44 pm
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Take a step against crime next Tuesday

On Tuesday, the nation will observe Night Out Against Crime and, in our estimation, it is not a day too soon. In recent weeks, crime has taken an upturn.Read More...
August 02, 2007 at 3:41 pm
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Subsidies destroying our fish industry

Government is currently subsidizing the destruction of the Louisiana commercial fishing industry. It shows you how inefficient the public sector can be.Read More...
August 02, 2007 at 3:39 pm
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RELIGION IN THE NEWS

When to Let Go? Medicine's Top Dilemma

Hospitals are grappling with ethical decisions about the end of life as medical advances increasingly enable doctors to extend the lives of the terminally ill. - Reuters
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July 25, 2007 at 3:00 pm
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Pope Benedict XVI urges an end to all wars, calling them “useless”

By TRISHA THOMAS

Associated Press Writer

LORENZAGO DI CADORE, Italy (AP) _ Pope Benedict XVI called Sunday for an end to all wars, describing them as ``useless slaughters'' that bring hell to Earth.
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July 25, 2007 at 2:59 pm
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Two measures would help protect us

So much attention is paid to the need for levees these days that the best means of hurricane protection are almost forgotten.Read More...
July 25, 2007 at 2:57 pm
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Gambling revenue may not be permanent

Louisiana may be in more trouble in the years ahead financially after the Legislature passed a record budget this past year. Some of the money that paid for it was increased state income from the gambling business when gamblers in the state lost $3.06 billion during the 2005-06 fiscal year, according to an Associated Press report by Alan Sayre.Read More...
July 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm
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Recovery czar wants to turn New Orleans East into a fish farm

In a published news story, the Recovery Czar of New Orleans, Dr. Ed Blakely, made what I thought was a ridiculous suggestion for economic development in New Orleans. Read More...
July 25, 2007 at 2:51 pm
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Get ready with this candidate questionnaire

Whether we like it or not, election season is here. Yard signs and billboards are popping up all over the landscape, and a few early television commercials are airing, with smiling-faced candidates saying little about issues but trying to convince us that they deserve our trust, support—and money. Read More...
July 25, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Ranking as the fourth best performing public school district in Louisiana, St. Charles Parish Schools Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker said their success is partly based on how students scored on major tests like the ACT.