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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on January 15, 2013.
eNewsletter Subject: Many People, Many Groups, Many Gifts
The need to cultivate our own unique gifts must be accompanied by an acknowledgement of the gifts of others. This statement too often twists like a knife not only in human souls but in non-profit organizations and advocacy groups. It is too close to admitting we are not indispensable!
Nonetheless, credit where credit is due. Ignatius Press, for example, has long done wonderful Catholic work, and we find ourselves acknowledging that work in two ways this week:
- First, another fine book from Ignatius: See my review of Dale Ahlquist's study of the work of G. K. Chesterton, The Complete Thinker: Chesterton via Ahlquist: Marvelous.
- Second, another fine article in one of Ignatius Press' online magazines, Catholic World Report: See Phil Lawler's notice of Omar Gutierrez' treatment of religious liberty: Vatican II on religious freedom: doctrinal novelty or development?
Along the same lines, today I received a scurrilous postcard which attempted to link Pope Benedict, infallibility, and the Church's opposition to contraception with sex abuse. I hope you've been spared. It isn't those who live the Church's teachings who are guilty, but those who don't....
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