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Based on the
Vatican 2 document
"Gaudium et Spes" (Church in the world) Chapter 4: 40
What's the role of the Church in
A bit of a controversial topic.
Some people say: Church's job is
just to preach the Gospel.
So...stay out of politics....stay out of social justice etc.
This article says:
- the Church is meant serve as a leaven and as a kind of soul for human society.
(Leaven...makes things happen in the oven; soul...gives life to body)
- the Church is meant to help people see the deeper meaning of everyday activity
Jesus, may the Church incarnate
your love, your care, your compassion, your truth
in our world