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  • War, hunger, ‘cultural colonization’ are forms of persecution, pope says

    • Jun 1, 2018

    Persecution is the work of the devil, and while anti-Christian persecution is evident in many parts of the world, the devil also is attacking the image and likeness of God present in many other people as well, Pope Francis said.

  • In Lebanon, Catholics can’t afford the Church’s culture wars

    In Lebanon, Catholics can’t afford the Church’s culture wars

    • Oct 12, 2017

    Moving around the Catholic world, it’s often striking how the culture wars in the Church over matters such as liturgy and “Amoris Laetitia” are products of affluent and basically stable societies, while places with real wars to worry about have more existential concerns. A visit to a Catholic hospital in Lebanon confirmed the point, where the CEO found questions about its Catholic identity almost impossible to fathom.

  • An Argentine asks Americans, why the obsession with the culture wars?

    An Argentine asks Americans, why the obsession with the culture wars?

    • May 30, 2017

    As an Argentinian, the American concept of the ‘culture wars’ often seems opaque and odd. If one were to take Pope Francis’s concept of the Church as a river seriously, it would seem that there should be room for islands on both the left and the right.

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