“Preach the Gospel Always, and if Necessary, use Words”

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It seems to me that the current trend is to disregard this quotation as inauthentic and misleading, rather than understand it for the truth that it conveys, especially for Catholic Gentlemen. In part, this may be because it has been overused and has become the popular mantra of modern-world Catholicism post Vatican II – I mean, … Read more

The Problem of Hypocrisy

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“Preach the Gospel always, and if necessary, use words…” Since scholarship shows that our beloved Saint Francis of Assisi did not likely utter these words, the origin of this quotation will probably forever remain unknown. The authenticity and impact of a quotation depends heavily upon who spoke the words, yet even without a known speaker, these … Read more