Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington non-profit.

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You can get your 'meat' fix without exacting a pound of flesh from animals

It's Happening: Have you heard of Impossible Foods or Beyond Meat? These products may be the key to ending our consumption of animals, which is healthier for us and for the planet.

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The end of a well-lived life can lead you from death to dissecting table

It's Happening: I've made several visits, curiosity-driven, to the Georgetown medical school's anatomy labs during dissections. And one day, my own cadaver will be wheeled in to help future doctors learn.

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District of Champions: The Nationals gave DC a much-needed win

It's Happening: The joy of the long-shot team's World Series victory came at a time when the city of Washington desperately needed a distraction from its festering woes.

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The unexpected life of Angelo D'Agostino, Jesuit, psychiatrist, missionary

It's Happening: A new biography tells a life story like no other, with turns that ultimately led "Father Dag" to Kenya, where he founded Nyumbani, said to be Africa's first orphanage for HIV-positive children.

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