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Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Sept. 19 issue. 

Seasoned coach brings his faith, baseball savvy to OCA

TONTITOWN — Baseball is not just a lifelong passion for Donald Thomas; it’s also a profession.

Can I attend my nephew’s civil ceremony?

Q. My nephew announced that he is planning to get married in a civil ceremony. I believe neither he nor his fiancée is dedicated to a religion. He is a “fallen-away Catholic” millennial. (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

Buddy system can help you talk politics

It is an understatement to say that political polarization in our communities is intense. Some people are close to despair that they will ever be able to have a fruitful conversation with a person of another political party. (Columns)

Netflix has gone too far with sexual exploitation in ‘Cuties’

I love Netflix. I love that I can watch sitcoms and movies, as well as virtually any documentary I like, at any hour of the day or night. For a kid who grew up with three channels, rabbit ears and the occasional VHS rental cassette, it’s quite an amazing advancement. (Columns)

Let’s revive the spirit that won World War II

Wednesday, Sept. 2, was the 75th anniversary of V-J Day and the end of World War II. On that Sunday morning in 1945, Japan's leaders, on the deck of the battleship USS Missouri, signed official surrender papers. (Guest Commentary)

Program protecting 300,000 about to end

Amid a pandemic, it is difficult to understand how it is morally acceptable to end the Temporary Protected Status of 300,000 U.S. residents and tell them to return to their birthplaces. (Editorial)