Bishop Libasci on refugees: “we are called to respond with compassion”

[Since the Paris slaughter committed by jihadists, I’ve heard plenty about what the United States should or shouldn’t do with refugees. I’m skeptical that calls for increased vetting of refugees reflects an understanding what’s involved in the existing vetting. I’m repelled by the comparison of refugees with M&Ms (“if you knew a handful of M&Ms… Read More Bishop Libasci on refugees: “we are called to respond with compassion”

“We should be planting trees … the tree of life”

(Original version posted June 23, 2013.) Bishop Joseph Libasci sees a storm coming as religious liberty is challenged in today’s America. In his June 22 homily in Manchester, New Hampshire at a Mass dedicated to the Fortnight for Freedom, he declared “the winds have begun to blow, and they are coming with gale force….Fighting for freedom includes… Read More “We should be planting trees … the tree of life”

Bishop Libasci opens “Fortnight for Freedom” in NH

“Fighting for freedom includes standing for the freedom to stand before God in clear conscience.” Bishop Joseph Libasci sees a storm coming as religious liberty is challenged in today’s America. In his homily in Manchester, New Hampshire at a Mass dedicated to 2013’s Fortnight for Freedom, he declared “the winds have begun to blow, and they… Read More Bishop Libasci opens “Fortnight for Freedom” in NH