Polarization in the US Catholic Church: Naming the Wounds, by Mary Ellen Konieczny,Charles C. Camosy,Tricia C. Bruce

By Mary Ellen Konieczny,Charles C. Camosy,Tricia C. Bruce

It isn't any mystery: the physique of Christ within the usa is damaged. whereas universality—and team spirit amid diversity—is a primary attribute of Roman Catholicism, all-too-familiar matters concerning gender, sexuality, race, and authority have lease the church. fit debates, attribute of a dwelling culture, endure as an alternative from a lack of actual engagement and discussion. yet there's nonetheless a lot that binds American Catholics. In naming the injuries and exploring their social and non secular underpinnings, Polarization within the US Catholic Church underscores how shared ideals and aspirations can heal deep fissures and the hurts they've got prompted. slicing throughout disciplinary and political traces, this quantity brings crucial remark towards reclaimed universality between American Catholics.

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