Media CenterFrom Crux: Catholic Church Not a Force for Good? 'I Refute it Thus'!
John Allen Jr. with Crux asks the question if "the Catholic Church is a force for good in the world." He responds by looking at the Catholic Church today and looks at initiatives being led by Catholic Relief Services.
"It's often the difference between people being fed or starving to death, or between being treated for their illnesses or dying of neglect... The claim that the Church is a force for good is basically a tautology, something so blindingly obvious that the idea it requires a defense just doesn’t compute. All this comes to mind in light of an initiative by Catholic Relief Services, the overseas development arm of the U.S. bishops, to capture the work it does around the world in the form of a “photo of the month."