By Graham P. McDonough
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For example, in addition to providing what might be considered a basic informative overview of Church doctrine on matters such as abortion, schools and the profession of teaching also have a responsibility to provide students with opportunities to think critically about such matters. 17 This leads to point (2). In cases where students do not agree with the Magisterium, there is an educational opportunity to examine the language of Canon Law and its supporting documents, the reasons within these documents, and the claims which provide the warrants for those arguments (including all the way down to claims that the pope and bishops, as successors of the apostles, are authentic teachers in the Church).
For the present purpose of describing a disposition, however, I wish to suspend temporarily the assent-dissent question because the forthcoming chapters will propose a much more nuanced presentation of dissent as a kind of loyalty to the group or organization, and use that presentation to sustain the argument in this book. Instead, I would like to focus on the emphasis that hope receives in the treatment of religion and religious education. The Catholic concept of hope and its relationship to faith speaks directly to the spirit of this work.
Second, the application of the Catholic understanding of community says something about the way in which a Catholic school is organized and the atmosphere in which a Catholic education takes place. 27 Any school, Catholic or not, is a community of persons-in-relation to some degree. ”28 A second glance at that statement finds that it is sufficiently “thin” to apply equally to secular or non-Catholic religious schools, if the reader did not have any prior expectation that it should be descriptive of a Catholic institution.