We don’t need institutional authority to share the teachings of the Church with people. When people discover that there is an institution fighting for personal rights and taking a stand against all forms of oppression, they may decide to explore our faith. Having the moral high ground lets us speak with “authority!” With that in mind, here’s your REAL Challenge for the week:
Choose a social justice issue and share the Church’s teaching on it with others!
Remember what we read in the Book of Proverbs: Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:9 We are called to stand up for all of those who are oppressed, which starts with talking about the issues!