John Gehring, writing at Faith in Public Life's blog, looks at Archbishop Charles Chaput's recent comments about the media. Gehring echoes a complaint I have made frequently in these pages: a defensive posture is ill-suited to the needs and the norms of American public life, even if it is sometimes understandable.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Diplomacy must become our first instinct
- NJ priest found the core of his calling, from the laity
- Poland's Catholic primate defends conservative vision
- Special Section (in print only): Deacons
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by Michael Sean Winters Distinctly Catholic