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Faithful Citizenship asks us to promote Civil Dialogue

In the introductory note of “Faithful Citizenship” the U.S. Bishops make a point to declare their hope that by offering this document they could “contribute to civil and respectful dialogue.” In another section, they recognize that “unfortunately, politics in our … Continue reading

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Faithful Citizenship: Not a Single-Issue Platform

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The US Bishops document “Faithful Citizenship” invites us to be advocates on the issues of our Catholic social tradition. Taking part in elections is only one way where we can exert our moral responsibility within the political arena. No matter … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection for September 30th 2012: The Mark of Religious Leadership

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Lectionary Readings: Numbers 11:25-29. Moses is pleased that the Spirit of prophecy is shared with those not immediately present in the first ordination of elders. He reprimands his jealous aide Joshua. James 5:1-6. Hard words against the wealthy who abused … Continue reading

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Faithful Citizenship: On Being a Political Catholic

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Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or follow some outlandish way of life. Their teaching is not based upon reveries … Continue reading

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