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On Catholicism and Country Music

First appeared on 05/23/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Country music icon Collin Raye has tried to put his Catholic faith and his family first. Ignatius Press published his autobiography last month. Now, Thomas Van has interviewed Raye for CatholicCulture.org: “You can always try to shoot a famous person”: Collin Raye on country music and the folly of seeking stardom.

Turning from culture to theology, I suspect all of us wonder how best to build up the Kingdom of God. But that can be a very elusive concept. I try to shed some light: Entering the Kingdom of God: What Does This Mean?

I also offer a special note for those who may be discouraged by their ongoing struggles with personal sin. Read and take hope: Sin vs. Attachment to Sin: A Critical Distinction.

Elsewhere in new commentary, Phil Lawler warns of how careful we must be not to jump to conclusions about Churchmen whose comments are reported in the news: Is a call to 'update' Church teaching a call for doctrinal change? Nope.... [more content for subscribers]

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