Today at Acton, I have a post that combines Church politics, spirituality, economics, history, and theology (oh my!). Excerpt:
Put in spiritual terms, we know that the path to sainthood is not instant perfection but a long and dedicated repentance. Like a healthy market economy, “Successes in life often come at the end of a long road of many failures.” So too with sainthood. If that is what it takes for individuals to be holy, why should Church councils be any different?
Read the whole post here.