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The Holy Innocents of today

An Indian girl sells vegetables in Amritsar, India, Aug. 3, 2016. In a letter to bishops commemorating the feast of the Holy Innocents Dec. 28, Pope Francis said children must be protected from exploitation, slaughter and abuse, which includes committing to a policy of "zero tolerance" of sexual abuse by clergy. (CNS photo/Raminder Pal Singh, EPA) See POPE-BISHOPS-CHILDREN Jan. 3, 2017.

By Sr Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH, D.Min.

I listened to an interview on the BBC News with a young man originally from Africa, adopted by a US family who eventually became an American Olympic Champion.

He recalled, as a very small child, being ripped from his mother’s arms by a rebel army surging through their African village, forced into a children’s rebel warrior training camp, escaping and eventually entering another African country where an American family found him, adopted him and fulfilled his dream of becoming a USA Olympic runner and college graduate. Pondering his story, I found myself immediately reflecting upon our recent Feast of the Holy Innocents (December 28).

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