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Influential Jesuit editor reflects on coronavirus and the ‘antibodies of Catholicism’

March 03, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “The first effect of being infected by the virus of fear is the arid soul, in a state of desolation,” writes Father Antonio Spadaro, SJ. “The first task of a Catholic is, first and foremost, the fight against drying up and withering … A specific viral form of ‘fear’ is nationalism, which reduces the idea of ‘nation’ to a filtered bubble.”

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