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There's Still Life in the Catechism!

First appeared on 06/10/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

The head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith recently explained and defended the Catechism of the Catholic Church at an Irish seminary. At root, I would say he was inoculating the seminarians against Modernism. See my latest On the Culture essay: Defending the Catechism against the Calendar.

For the complete text of the address, which is theologically deep, see The Ecclesiality of the Catechism.

You probably know that on Pentecost, Pope Francis hosted the heads of state of Palestine and Israel in a meeting devoted to prayers for peace. Pope Francis' own prayer is here: Invocation for Peace.

Meanwhile, the news for Christians in the Middle East continues to be mostly bad. Consider these two recent stories:... [more content for subscribers]

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