Appeared in Vol. XIV, No. 1

There appears to be a growing awareness that the contemporary world situation has presented to the Church a golden opportunity to offer the truth of Christ, as witnessed by such books as Richard John Neuhaus’ The Catholic Moment One particular area in which this is manifestly true is the Church’s teaching concerning marriage and the family. Msgr. Kelly’s fine essay was initially presented as the keynote address at the Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars in Los Angeles. It clearly sets forth the timeliness and wisdom of the Church’s teaching in this vital area.

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