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The Synod, Politics, Discipline and Help

First appeared on 10/30/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Pope Benedict has now summarized the key themes of the Synod on the New Evangelization, and received its propositions and recommendations. All of us should probably read through the complete list of 58 items.

Meanwhile, those American bishops who are at home continue to guide Catholic voters in the upcoming Presidential election. For example:

Unfortunately, the Bishop of Juneau confused Alaskans by failing to distinguish intrinsic evil from prudence, and the Magisterium from a USCCB committee: Alaska bishop: both Biden, Ryan hold views that are ‘inconsistent’ with Church teaching.

Meanwhile, I remain troubled that some pro-lifers have confused the immorality of voting for Obama with a moral imperative to vote Republican, instead of pursuing a third option. So I have tried again to address a highly sensitive subject: Must a Genuine Pro-Lifer Vote for Romney? Exposing a Critical Moral Fallacy.... [more content for subscribers]

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