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Robert Christian on Pope Francis' Tweet

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Over at Millennial, Robert Christian looks at the brouhaha unleashed by Pope Francis' tweet earlier this week: "Inequality is the root of social evil." Christian does a good job dissecting the difference between inequality generally and inequality in the specifically economic sphere. But, he really hits the nail on the head when he writes, "It’s a mistake to focus on the semantics rather than the core message....Is economic inequality the root of social evil?

+Wilton vs. 2nd Amendment Zealots

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Just how twisted are some gun rights advocates? Check out this blog criticizing Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta, who quite rightly decreed that guns will not be permitted in Catholic sanctuaries, Georgia's new "guns everywhere" law notwithstanding. The author of this blog unwittingly provides the precise reason +Gregory's decision was the right one: Do you really want someone capable of such a tortured exegesis coming into your church with a gun? 

Bishop McElroy's Text

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Yesterday, I applauded Bishop Robert McElroy's remarks at John Carr's event on the moral implications of partisanship Monday night. Here is the text of the bishops's talk:

                        PARTISANSHIP, INTEGRITY, AND THE COMMON GOOD

           REMARKS BY BISHOP ROBERT MCELROY AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

                                                       APRIL 28, 2014

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