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  • Hope is not selfish, it seeks the good of the whole community

    Hope is not selfish, it seeks the good of the whole community

    To see what this hope looks like, examine the beatitudes of Christ’s Sermon on the Mount. They depict the exemplary form of the hopeful life: One in which we pursue the future kingdom in a life of justice and mercy. Though the hopeful should avoid secular “worldliness,” they should be invested in society.

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  • Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    John Garvey, President of the Catholic University of America, wants to take a new look at the famed “Land O’Lakes Statement” from 50 years ago, which amounted to a declaration of independence for Catholic universities from ecclesiastical control. He says that’s easier to do under Pope Francis, because his teaching is so interesting and relevant that universities more readily understand why it should be part of their conversations.

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