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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on July 25, 2017.

eNewsletter Subject: Reading between the lines

This week both Phil Lawler and I are, in different ways, recommending that we make a point of reading between the lines.

We don't wish to encourage unjustified conclusions, but it is important to recognize the rhetorical devices used by those who would weaken our faith.

That's the basis for my commentary on the material that has been published in Vatican periodicals lately. See L’Osservatore Romano’s latest gambit: Preferring culture to truth?

Similarly, we must take note of what people do not say, as well as what they do say, and what they have said in the past. This underlies Phil's latest commentary: Benedict XVI is silent, but we all know what he thinks.


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