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Fr. John Dietzen -- Did Jesus die for all or for many?
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Catholics must reject effort to redefine center
George Weigel -- Several Catholic lawmakers voted for embryonic stem-cell research
Kids Chronicle: Did Jesus come to save lost people or sheep?
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Can we turn a culture of death to one of life?
Hiroshima anniversary calls us to become transfiguring
|LIFTED IN HOPE: Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, OSF, looks at the peace cranes suspended from the ceiling of Godschalx Gallery at St. Norbert College. The display, Transfiguration, runs through Aug. 5 and commemorates the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Photos of the bomb's aftermath line the walls. (Rick Evans photo)
By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor
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This Saturday, Aug. 6, is the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, by the Allied Forces. Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.
Aug. 6 is also the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.
The stark contrast between the glory of divinity revealed in Jesus and the horror of war revealed in Hiroshima is the point of the exhibit, "Transfiguration" on display through Aug. 5, at Godschalx Gallery on the St. Norbert College campus. "Transfiguration" is the brainchild of the college's Peace and Justice Center.
"The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were transfigured on this feast of our Lord," said Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, OSF, director of the Center. "We can transform our world from a culture of war to a culture of peace. That's why I called the exhibit, Transfiguration." Full story ...
Terror escalates Vatican, Israel tiff
Vatican and Israeli spokesmen heat up war of words
over terrorist bomb attacks
Hope amidst shattered faith
First victim assistance coordinator moves on after
seeing God's grace in pain
Offer to meet with victims stands
Bishop restates offer to all abuse victims as former priest is convicted
Sidebar: Creating safe environments
Sidebar: Reporting sexual abuse
Consultant answers call to assist Hispanics
Mexico City native has ministered in California, Chicago and Central America
Teaming up for Haiti mission
Wooden boxes will equip schools with first aid supplies
Former Manitowoc pastor dies
Fr. Reimer was Manitowoc native son
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Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
August 7, 2005: Mirroring life in glory and failures
August 14, 2005: God is looking for gift recipients
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
August 7, 2005: Paul suffers at the hands of his people
August 14, 2005: Attention: God calls us all to salvation
Editorial -- Good, bad news
Stories of Joseph, Jesus and each of us resemble comedy bit, except
with a twist
Editorial -- Pointing out differences
Catholic, Protestant views are not the same
Foundations of Faith --
Pride precedes a lot of falls - from heaven and earth
Queen of all vices fails to lead us to the true king
Saint of the Day --
Saint mirrored changes, challenges
Cajetan's life and times were anything but peaceful
Calendar of Events
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005
Gifts top $4 million to support 2005 Bishop's Appeal (Apr. 29, 2005)
Reaching outside school walls (Apr. 8, 2005)
Covered by a big umbrella (Mar. 25, 2005)
Sidebar: Amount raised so far
Service helps cash-strapped dig out of hole (Mar. 18, 2005)
Meeting the needs of burgeoning population (Mar. 11, 2005)
Compass brings news with Catholic perspective (Mar. 4, 2005)
Bringing the church to those with disabilities (Feb. 25, 2005)
Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Driving in the left hand lane (Feb. 25, 2005)
Campus ministry fuels students' growth in faith (Feb. 18, 2005)
Bishop's Appeal brings Faces of Faith to others (Feb. 11, 2005)
Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use