Monday, May 4, 2015

Catholics in Politics


                                                   Artwork by Jerome D'Costa


Pope Francis, on April 29, gave a call to Catholics all over the world to engage in politics no matter how 'dirty,' frustrating and fraught with failure it is, reports the Catholic News Service. The Pope said individual Catholics must get involved and "embroiled" in politics because it is one of the "highest forms of charity" since he seeks the common good.

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Almost two years ago, on September 16, 2013, Pope Francis gave a similar call to Catholics to participate actively in politics for the common good. You may read the following for details:


Some persons see Pope Francis as a skilled politician, others see him as a "leftist" one. Some others express their apprehension on in which direction his politics will lead the Catholic Church to. On this you may read the following:


 On more reflection on the issue of the Catholics and Politics, please read the following:


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