By Another Voice
SAT, JUL 6, 2019

By Robert Poczik

Catholics are members of a global church with more than a billion adherents, of whom nearly 70% live in South America, Africa and Asia. Though members of a large global church, it is in local parishes that church members worship, learn, grow, form relationships and act out their faith. This is clearly a situation where we need to “Think globally, act locally…

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