Merton: Persona Non Grata?

Brace yourselves, young-adult Catholics (are you out there?): the U.S. bishops have written and approved a new catechism aimed squarely at you. The idea of composing a catechism specifically tailored for the United States had been percolating for several years before bishops started working on the first draft four years ago. Pittsburgh’s Bishop Donald Wuerl, chairman of the catechism’s editorial oversight board, explained the purpose of...

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