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Battling, and Living

First appeared on 01/11/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

It is sad that we are still fighting critical battles in the Church and the world that were fully-engaged a generation ago or more. But as Chesterton said in the Battle of the White Horse of the Christian fight against the pagan Danes:

...though all lances split on you,
      All swords be heaved in vain,
We have more lust again to lose
      Than you to win again.
(See again this review: Reading the Greats during the Year of Faith: Newman and Chesterton.)

Phil Lawler focuses on two of these battles in his On the News column this week:

Nor are we permitted to forget the new kid on the block, same-sex marriage. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois directed that this letter be read in all parishes.... [more content for subscribers]

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