The Word Among Us

November 2014 Issue

What If Somebody Did Something?

Blessed Pino Puglisi's corageous stand against the Mafia

By: Sean O’Neill

What If Somebody Did Something?: Blessed Pino Puglisi's corageous stand against the Mafia by Sean O’Neill

All around us, if we have eyes to see, there are big and small wrongs that cry out for a courageous response. Maybe you hear gossip that is destroying someone’s reputation. Maybe you become aware that someone is being bullied or exploited or feels desperately alone. Or you find yourself in a situation where prejudice and the status quo are depriving people of opportunities for a better life.

And just maybe, prodded by that quiet voice of conscience, you go on to ask, “What if somebody did something about this?” Then...

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