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Reaping what we sowed

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jan 28, 2004

Last November, at the US bishops' meeting, Archbishop Alfred Hughes made what should have been recognized as a shocking admission: None of the standard Catholic religious-education texts for high-school students gives an adequate presentation of Catholic teaching.

Now Newsweek finds that young Catholics are more likely than their elders, or than young Protestants, to support legal abortion, homosexual marriage, etc.

There's a connection here, you know.

So now the bishops are trying-- again!-- to figure out how they should cope with the issues of abortion, homosexual marriage, etc.

How about by ensuring that our children are taught the faith?!

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 CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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