Not dividing the seamless garment: why we Catholics don’t fit in

Gregory Moses, retired priest Diocese of Cairns, asks how we might work together with respect and dialogue so that the seamless garment of Christ might remain intact.

Mention of ‘the seamless garment’ is a reference to the Crucifixion scene in the Gospels, the seamless garment of Jesus which the soldiers didn’t want to divide and for which they cast lots. In this context I am talking of the seamless garment of Christian ethics as understood within the Catholic tradition and possibly elsewhere in the Christian tradition as well. 

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