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The Importance of Being Catholic: A Protestant View

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“You would have to associate with the most despised of our society.”

When I was younger I used to think a lot about how I needed to change the Church. Now, I think more about how I need the Church to change and challenge me. Read this piece by the Protestant theologian Stanley Hauerwas on: The Importance of Being Catholic: A Protestant View. Did you know, Professor Hauerwas recommends our new book?

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9.25
Misc: Embracing Our Limits & Surprise Visit to The Little Sisters of the Poor

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Pope Francis in a Fiat

Wonderful piece in Commonweal by the former Archbishop of Centerbury Rowan Williams on Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, and the lessons of Laudato SiEmbracing Our Limits. Also from Catholic News ServicePope Francis meets with The Little Sisters of the Poor to show support. Photo after the jump:

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Pope Benedict says ecology key to teaching young people about morality

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litter in the ocean

In 2007, Pope Benedict XVI said that ecology is key to teaching young people about morality and the natural law, “Nature itself teaches that some things are naturally right and some are naturally wrong. The destruction of the environment, is a stark example of how future survival requires that people obey the laws of nature.” Read the article from Catholic News Service here: Pope says ecology key to teaching young people about morality

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