COMMENTARY: America’s own golden calf

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The Jewish holiday of Shavuot begins on June 8 and concludes 48 hours later. Shavuot occurs seven weeks and a day after Passover, and commemorates when Moses received the Torah, including the Ten Commandments, on Mt. Sinai. Shavuot is an annual reminder of the Jewish people’s “irrevocable covenant”-using Pope John Paul II’s words-with God. In […]

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