To overcome polarization and ideological partisanship—both in the church and in the culture—requires attention to diverse opinions and a variety of perspectives. America's inclusive approach is an attempt to do just that.
Prince Philip once described himself as “a discredited Balkan prince of no particular merit or distinction.” Self-deprecation, of course, was one of his famous traits. But there were others, which point to some of the lessons to be gleaned from his extraordinary life.
Rules are important, but they only exist to safeguard loving relationships. The Catechism is not a penal code, but our guide to a life lived in love.