In the Chorus of the Lord


Peter Gomes (left), with the author (right)There is a quiet battle going on in U.S. Christianity about whether being a Christian is more about what one professes or how one acts. In the eternal argument over faith versus works, Harvard’s Rev. Peter Gomes often expressed a deeply Catholic affection...

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About the Author

Patrick Whelan, a former director of Pax Christi Massachusetts, is a member of the Pediatrics Faculty at Harvard Medical School and national president of Catholic Democrats.