Check out our eBook FAQs. This is the kind of witness that sets fire to the human heart. Chaput, the Archbishop of Philadelphia, offers a powerful manifesto on the need for Americans to protect religious freedom. Archbishop Chaput offers a call to action for leadership both here and abroad to challenge this damaging trend. By thoughtfully interpreting and applying Catholic values to this confusing moment in history, he provides hope for an American audience hungry for courage and counsel. He has become one of the Catholic Church's most visible and articulate leaders in the United States, consistently engaging the great moral debates of the nation.
He is the author of the Catholic bestseller Render Unto Caesar. Chaput rightly insists that Americans must recognize the vital contribution religion has made historically to a vibrant public discourse. The true fate of a public Christian voice, however, lies in the hearts of Christian believers and their eagerness to transmit the faith to which they are heirs.
Catholic Witness and the Next America
And he reminds us that when it comes to defending our God-given freedoms, there is no substitute for holy boldness. Examining the reasons for the present societal impasse, he also uncovers anew our reason for hope. What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next hours. You can unsubscribe at any time.
A Heart on Fire
Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community. Make your donation by check: CatholicPhilly. Our job as Christians is to witness to the faith not to enforce it. I have always had a question on the separation of Church and State that only Father Frank Pavone has offered an answer to. Incidentally, Father Pavone said no.
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What a gift! I think a live round table discussion on the current threat to Relgious Freedom viewed live from Independence hall!
Would PBS pick it up? I think so…George Weigel, Dr.
Robert George,Dr. I would suspect that this same contingent of faithful followers of Jesus Christ will be there once again on the first Friday in April, Good Friday April 6th.
Archbishop Chaput writes e-book, ‘A Heart on Fire: Catholic Witness and the Next America’
Their mission is indeed a vigorous witness to the protection of all our children from sexual abuse and prayer for the horror and destruction visited on the victims and their families over many years here in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Get our newsletter Advertise with us Buy the Catholic Directory. The eBook - an extended essay on the role of religious faith in American public life today -contrasts current pressures against religious liberty in the United States with the vigorous role this freedom played in founding and forming the nation.
A new and authentically Catholic activism in public affairs is urgent, writes the Archbishop, "as the mistakes and ambiguities of the past half-century of American Catholic experience come to harvest. Our national leadership in seems deaf to matters of religious freedom abroad and unreceptive -- or frankly hostile -- to religious engagement in public affairs here at home.