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Catholics Must Not Cede Ground in Public Debate | Crisis Magazine

In the last several months I’ve been discussing the problems Catholics face dealing with public life today. The recent election underlined some of them. The bishops and others made their pitch about threats to the family and the freedom of the Church, the Democrats stood firm, and most Americans—including most self-identified Catholics—voted for the Democrats. Not only does the world care very little for Catholic concerns, but it seems that Catholics acting as citizens care little for them as well.

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2 Comments

  1. JessicaHof says:

    That’s an excellent piece, dear friend, but the difficulty lies, in part, in showing an authentic Catholic way of life – something the bishops should be working on. They seem to have left the argument about ultimate ends to the atheists.

    • So true, Jess. I fear our bishops have been a real disappointment on a whole and probably will be until they all see eye to eye on our teachings. There is a lot of discord among them I’m afraid.

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