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Promise and Danger for the Church

First appeared on 03/07/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

It's been a banner week for commentary here at CatholicCulture.org. One of the most important topics has been the growing efforts to precipitate change in Catholic teaching on marriage, family and sexuality. See:

The October Synod on the Family presents both promise and danger to the Church. We need to understand and find more effective ways to deal with the widespread abandonment of a Catholic vision of the family, even by those who call themselves Catholic; but we need to find effective ways to help people to embrace the vision, not to undermine it.

Another source of hope is a slowly increasing interest in union with Rome among the Orthodox churches. But that is fraught with danger, too. See Phil’s explanation: Developments in the Orthodox world bear great ecumenical promise.... [more content for subscribers]

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