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Breaking: Jeff Colyer Concedes To Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP Primary… | The Last Refuge

Breaking: Jeff Colyer Concedes To Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP Primary…Posted on August 14, 2018 by sundanceDelivering a very classy and uniting concession speech current Kansas Republican Governor Jeff Colyer concedes the GOP primary race to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.Moments ago, after a week of ongoing absentee ballot collection for the GOP gubernatorial primary, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer conceded the race to Secretary of State Kris Kobach.During the concession speech Colyer said he felt is was the right thing to do, and as he endorsed Kobach he repeated his goal to keeping the Kansas Governor position in the hands of Republicans. According to KMBC News Kris Kobach was leading Colyer by 345 votes and a total of 91 out of 105 counties had certified their results.It really is a very classy concession speech. Top shelf. Well done.

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The 10 most surprising reasons Peter Kreeft says he is Catholic

G.K. Chesterton wrote that the Catholic Church is like a “house with a hundred gates” and that no two people enter the same way. It is also true that many of us take many paths into the Church. Catholic apologist Peter Kreeft gives us 40 of them in his new book, Forty Reasons I Am a Catholic.Many of the reasons Kreeft provides—each constitutes its own sort of mini-chapter—are probably shared by many of his fellow Catholics. But others may come as a surprise. Here are 10 of them.

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US bishops on Pennsylvania abuse report: We are shamed by the sins and omissions

“As a body of bishops, we are shamed by and sorry for the sins and omissions by Catholic priests and Catholic bishops,” said the statement, released by Houston’s Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the USCCB, and the conference’s chairman for the Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, Bishop Timothy Doherty of Lafayette, Indiana.–– ––The statement said the report “illustrates the pain” of victims and points to those who “shielded abusers and so facilitated an evil that continued for years or even decades.”The bishops noted gratitude for “the courage of the people who aided the investigation by sharing their personal stories of abuse.”The report found more than 1,000 identifiable victims.“We are committed to work in determined ways so that such abuse cannot happen,” the statement continued, noting that in 2002, the bishops adopted the Charter known as the Dallas Charter, which “commits us to respond promptly and compassionately to victims, report the abuse of minors, remove offenders and take ongoing action to prevent abuse.”This Charter was revised and updated in 2011 and again in 2018.The statement notes the policy of “permanent removal of offenders from ministry” and adds that policies and procedures are publicly available.“We pray that all survivors of sexual abuse find healing, comfort and strength in God’s loving presence as the Church pledges to continue to restore trust through accompaniment, communion, accountability and justice,” the bishops concluded.

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