Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension Between Faith and Power

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Catholic political identity and engagement defy categorization. The complexities of political realities and the human nature of such institutions as church and government often produce a more fractured reality than the pure unity depicted in doctrine. Yet, in 2003 under the leadership of then-prefect Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a "Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life." The note explicitly ...

Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension Between Faith and Power 2008, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589012158

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Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension Between Faith and Power 2008, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589012165

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