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Catholic Culture Liturgical Living

If the Catholic Church were run like a business...

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Nov 30, 2018

Imagine that you have invested all your savings in a chain of restaurants, and the chain is not doing well. Customers don’t like the food. Diners are staying away in droves. Franchises are closing.

Now you receive the annual statement from the chief executive, who says that he is not anxious about the trends; he sees the mounting losses as a welcome opportunity to reflect and adapt.

Are you happy with that executive?

Just wondering.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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