God works through our leaders, from the ancient kings of Israel, to the pagan kings who ruled over the Jews, to the Popes chosen throughout Church History, to the Presidents of the United States, whose influence affects world events as well as the presence, actions and attitudes toward the Church in the U.S.
Fr. Bill talks about how “render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, but to God the things that are God’s” is an affirmation that our leaders are called by God, and have an obligation in that calling.
P.S. Houston won! and will face the Dodgers!
Visited the Brett Winterble Show (AM 760 KFMB San Diego) on Columbas Day, October 9, 2017. We talked about another pivotal event in the history of Europe — the Battle of Lepanto. Brett and I discussed the events and importance of this battle against the Islamic forces of the Ottoman Turks to European History and how the Catholic Church planned, executed and down to today celebrates that great victory.
With the news of demonstrations and calls to remove statues of historical figures, it is important to know one’s history, regardless of which side you are on in the debate. Jesus cure of the daughter of the Canaanite Woman speaks to this issue in ways that may surprise you.