Failing America's Faithful


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By Alexander Carpenter

"Two-term Maryland lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend makes a valid point: in America, faith is no longer about community. She longs for the Catholic Church of her youth, that "dealt with issues at the core of the Gospel—suffering, injustice, sickness, and poverty" rather than a Christianity influenced by a crop of preachers who seem to believe that 'Jesus healed the sick, fed the hungry and cared for the poor just so we don't have to."


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/4319