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<i>Current Challenges</i>

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780199259946
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602122 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199259941.003.0011
Current Challenges

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Besides the economic, political, and social challenges that face all human beings, the Catholic Church must cope with various particular issues: the need for ongoing conversion to Christ; a better practice of collegiality and subsidiarity, which will reduce over-centralization; more room for the ministry of laywomen and laymen; a happier balance between dialogue with ‘others’ and the mission to proclaim Christ.

Keywords: Ecumenism; Holiness; Love

Chapter.  4978 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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