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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on November 20, 2012.

eNewsletter Subject: Open Season on Catholics?

Late last Friday, Phil Lawler surveyed the news around the world and wondered whether it was now Open season on Catholicism. To me, this provided even more evidence that Western culture cannot currently sustain the kind of politics we as Christians would hope to see.

And so I have raised a question which I hope will prompt a searching discussion, despite potential disagreements. Have we been putting too much of our energies into politics, and not enough into deeper and ultimately more productive efforts to convert our neighbors and reshape our culture from below? See The End of Pro-Life Politics.

In America, we are approaching our Thanksgiving holiday. will be on a reduced schedule Thursday and Friday. But despite the challenges we face, there is much to be thankful for:

Also, though I mentioned World Youth Day 2013 previously, the Pope's message for WYD is now available in our library: Go and Make Disciples of All Nations!...

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