Links for 09/12/17

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A destroyed mobile home is seen Sept. 11 after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Fla. (CNS photo/Stephen Yang, Reuters)

Here is something you don't see every day: A joint editorial in the Boston Globe by Cardinal Sean O'Malley and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey defending those who benefit from DACA. (subscription required)

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Hurricane Irma hit Florida this weekend. At Politico, a brief history of early explorations of Florida. They concluded no one would want to live there. Maybe they were right.

Bishop of Jason Gordon of Barbados, and other colleagues in the region devastated by Irma, call for debt relief for their countries

In The Washington Post, Steve Bannon declares war on the Republican leadership in Congress. You have heard the old adage, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Just goes to show there is always an exception to prove the rule: Steve Bannon is not my friend.

Last week, I shared some great Gospel music. Here is a beautiful and sublime classic I have been listening to: Cheryl Studer singing the "Libera me" from Verdi's "Requiem."

[Michael Sean Winters covers the nexus of religion and politics for NCR.]​

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