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To: markomalley
I guess if our Church hierarchy in this country (e.g., the ubiquitous Bishop Blaire (D-CA)) would stop meddling in partisan politics and would take the lead of the Holy Father, it would be a lot easier for them to not interpret Francis' messages as political.

Maybe, but one of the lessons I've been drawing from Pope Francis's talks from the day of his election is that, if we wait for other people to be what we think they should be, we're never going to look at what we can be and do for Christ each day. We've got to see right through it and be Christ to the people He gives us, "while it is called 'today'."

10 posted on 07/26/2013 4:29:02 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Thomas will explain everything.")
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To: Tax-chick
Maybe, but one of the lessons I've been drawing from Pope Francis's talks from the day of his election is that, if we wait for other people to be what we think they should be, we're never going to look at what we can be and do for Christ each day. We've got to see right through it and be Christ to the people He gives us, "while it is called 'today'."

And you are absolutely right.

11 posted on 07/26/2013 4:34:43 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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