One of the most prolific local scribes on faith & morals recommits to a consideration of the political amongst churchgoers.
A line that stood out to us . . .
"Ideologies, as I understand the pope's use of the term, means narrow, even extremist, thinking. And we're seeing the disastrous and violent results of such thinking across the globe. We saw it in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We saw it in the neo-Nazi who murdered three people in Kansas City in 2014. We saw it in synagogue and church shootings in recent years. And more."
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