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September 9, 2016
In Amoris Laetitia, Francis' Model of Conscience Empowers Catholics

National Catholic Review, Sept. 7, 2016
Some have called Pope Francis' Amoris Laetitia, or "The Joy of Love," his reflection on the two recent Synods of Bishops on the family, a "love letter" to families. We believe that Francis' teaching on conscience in that letter is one of the most important teachings in the apostolic exhortation. Todd Salzman is a professor of theology at Creighton University. Michael Lawler is the emeritus Amelia and Emil Graff Professor of Catholic Theology at Creighton.
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Art Notes: New This Week

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 8, 2016
Creighton University, Lied Art Gallery. “Kristin Pluhacek: Drawings” features works by the Creighton alumna and kicks off the gallery’s exhibitions for the 2016-2017 academic year. Opens Friday, artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Runs through Oct 9.
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Fall Theology Institute Offered In Yankton Sept. 17

Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan, Sept. 8, 2016
Fr. Dennis Hamm, professor emeritus of New Testament at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, states, “I plan to share what I have learned about Luke’s way of treating the theme of God’s mercy and compassion through his two-volume work — the Third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.”
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Federal Reserve Might Raise Short Term Interest Rates

WNAX, Sept. 8, 2016
The employment rate for August slowed sharply from earlier in the summer and that could cause the Federal Reserve to raise short term interest rates. This comes at a time when wages are basically stagnant but Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says there is a method to their reasoning.
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