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Evangelization Thursday

First appeared on 04/25/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Tomorrow I'll be driving to Indianapolis for a grandson's First Communion. It is a privilege, but it means that my normal Friday Insights message is coming to you on Thursday.

In our newest Thursday commentary, Phil Lawler uncovers a bit of a scandal: The American bishops are still doing business at the same old store when it comes to advice about priestly abuse. See Wrong then, wrong now: the bishops' top adviser on sexual abuse.

In G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday, the title character seems to be symbolic of Christ. Like Chesterton, Eucharistic Congresses also have a way of bringing out a sense of the pervasiveness of Christ in the world. Perhaps that is why I was taken aback by the recent interview given by the President of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses. See Marini on Same-Sex Unions: Currying Favor with Pope Francis?

Speaking of Pope Francis, this particular Thursday brought some official news on the Pope's planned activities from the director of the Vatican Press Office: No new foreign travel on 2013 schedule for Pope Francis.... [more content for subscribers]

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