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Being Truly Catholic Now

Kathryn Lopez with another great interview:

A bishops’ meeting in Atlanta and nuns on a bus tour may be in the news, but the Catholic Church is not reducible to press releases and competing headlines. It’s a body united to Christ, with laity in it as well as priests, religious sisters, and others in consecrated life. It’s a body of people praying, trying to live a call to something eternal in the temporal world. And it means something: a commitment to teaching and learning, evangelizing and serving. Austen Ivereigh is co-founder of a group called Catholic Voices, established in the United Kingdom before Pope Benedict XVI’s visit there in 2010; I’ve played a role in helping to establish it in the United States. Ivereigh is the author of How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice: Civil Responses to Catholic Hot Button Issues, and he talks with me about how to do just that. – KJL
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2 comments:

Joseph D'Hippolito said...
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Joseph D'Hippolito said...

The laity, priests and religous might be committed to Christ, but the prelates (especially in the Vatican) certainly aren't. Until they repent of their infatuation with political power, money, prestige, status and entitlement, nothing will change.

This is not a matter of being liberal (which I'm not) or conservative. This is a matter of obeying God. Somehow, the hierarchy has forgotten about that.


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