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Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199259946

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0199259941.001.0001

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Current Challenges

Current Challenges

(p.381) 11 Current Challenges

Gerald O'Collins SJ

Mario Farrugia SJ

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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

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