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Original Sin, Confederate Flags, and the Politics of Social Reform

January 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Book Club, Vicki Burbach

Original Sin, Confederate Flags, and the Politics of Social Reform Seeds of the Word (Week 5 of 11) The source of the greatest suffering throughout human history is the attempt to deal with original sin on our own, through our political, economic, military, or cultural efforts. When we try to eliminate conflict and sin through social reform, we inevitably make matters worse. As Pascal said long ago,... Read More

Gay Son Wants “Gay Marriage”: How to Respond?

December 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Challenges, Church Teaching, Fr. Bartunek

Gay Son Wants “Gay Marriage” How to Respond? Dear Father John, Sorry to keep bothering you but in light of the new ruling allowing “gay marriage” throughout our nation I was wondering, how are we as faithful Catholics to respond to this? How should we feel? My oldest son is gay and he's very passionate about this new law and I don't know how to respond to him. I don't want to turn... Read More

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