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Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. ---->>>

In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner. ---->>>

Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon. ---->>>

My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism. ---->>>

If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention. ---->>>

My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader in society is just that a hope. What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy but the outline of a possibility. There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in The Catholic Moment will ever be realised. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-21, 1936
Birthplace:
Die: 2009-01-08
Occupation: Writer
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Richard John Neuhaus (May 14, 1936 – January 8, 2009) was a prominent Christian cleric (first as a Lutheran pastor and later as a Roman Catholic priest) and writer. Born in Canada, Neuhaus moved to the United States where he became a naturalized United States citizen. He was the founder and editor of the monthly journal First Things and the author of several books, including The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America (1984), The Catholic Moment: The Paradox of the Church in the Postmodern World (1987), and Catholic Matters: Confusion, Controversy, and the Splendor of Truth (2006) (wikipedia)