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Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 07, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

I am writing about John Joy’s piece in the Diocese section of your November 23 edition.

I am concerned that the conference of Catholic educators, John, and others have missed the point of the Bible and the Church. What was given as the “meaning to be a ‘Practicing Catholic’” is more a list of assumed credentials for an acting Catholic but not a practicing Catholic.

Where are or what about the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy? Where are the Beatitudes? What about the Gospel message that says, “Whoever gave me a home as a stranger,” etc.

We are forgetting that all Adam and Eve ever had to do is say, “I’m sorry!” I desire mercy and not sacrifice and all the New Testament.

And this is what Pope Francis is saying.

Kenneth R. Studinski, Janesville