Catholic in Yanchep

The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. (Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A | On the right relationship between religion and politics

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How are we to understand the right relationship between religion and politics?  This Sunday’s readings address that question.

Why are you testing me, you hypocrites?

Why are you testing me, you hypocrites?  Downloaded from http://www.lds.org 

Download Word format: Year A 29th Sunday

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Listen to Fr Robert Barron’s explanation here: Click-here-to-listen

And go here for a Scripture Study on today’s readings by John Kincaid, Professor of Theology at John Paul the Great Catholic University.

Good democracies rely on understanding this relationship correctly.  As an example, look at the logical inconsistencies in Barack Obama’s views on abortion, compared to, say, his views on slavery:

 

 

 

 

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