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On the Beat – Faith & Values

February 15th, 2018 by

‘IF THEY COME FOR YOU, THEY COME FOR ME’: A ’DREAMER’PRIEST FACES DEPORTATIOM— AND A DIVIDED CONGREGATION‘

Jan. 19, 2018

Julie Zauzmer, Washington Post

Catholic Priest and DACA recipient Rev. Rey Pineda faces deportation under Trump administration that ended the DACA program in September. “Politicians who are vilifying us, making us look like the enemy of the people,” he said. Even he has to be loved.

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MUSLIM GROUP WANTS TO BUILD CARMEL’S FIRST MOSQUE; RESIDENTS IN UPSCALE NEIGHBORHHODS OBJECTS

Jan. 11, 2018

Robert King, Indy Star

Homeowners in Carmel are opposing the city for the zoning of a new mosque, claiming it will lower proper value, cause additional traffic and calls to prayer will disrupt peace in the neighborhood. “We are learning as we move forward with this project,” Dr. Wagar Hasan said.

Indy Star; Twitter



WHERE I STAND: BLOOM READERS SPEAK OUT ABOUT THE STATE OF OUR COUNTRY

Dec. 7, 2017

Letters to the magazine, Bloom Magazine

Bloom readers from the community and university wrote letter voicing their concerns about the current state of the country. “There are so many harmful proposals in the Trump program, it’s hard to know where to start,” Margie VanAuken and Art Heckman said in their letter.

Bloom Magazine; Twitter



DREAMER ESMERALDA MARTINES CONTIUNES THE FIGHT FOR DACA RIGHTS AT UNDOCUHOOSIER BLOOMINGTON

Nov. 2, 2017

Mojia Li, Bloomington Beat

Esmeralda Martinez, IU student and campus chair of UndocuHoosier, is fighting against new DACA legislation ending the program. She reads a letter from a DACA recipient. “I spent every day in fear,” the letter said. “I was anxious of being expelled.”

Bloomington Beat; Bloomington Beat Page


SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMN BILL C. BROWN GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY

Nov. 2,2017

Keirsten Lucero, Bloomington Beat

Bill C. Brown, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, is still working at 87. “I enjoy working, and I feel that if you quit, all of the sudden you die,” Brown said.

Bloomington Beat; Bloomington Beat Page