WASHINGTON — At a recent talk on Pope Francis’ encyclical Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith), Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore emphasized that faith is not opposed to reason, but, rather, is necessary for understanding truth.
“This encyclical letter … is a great gift — not only to the Church, but to all people of goodwill, to everybody seeking the truth,” Archbishop Lori said Sept. 17 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where he spoke as part of a lecture series on the Year of Faith.
“In a very skeptical world, it turns out that faith believes in reason. Faith believes in the capacity of reason for truth,” he reflected.
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