When debt cripples a vocation

April 2011
Catholic Digest;Apr2011, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p33
The article presents an interview with Cy Laurent who launched the Labouré Society dedicated to resolution of student loans that keep Catholics from priesthood or Religious life. He says that some Catholics are unaware of the fact that one cannot enter Religious life if one has debt. He says that it is the canon law that speaks againt debt. He mentions that the society is named after a French nun Catherine Labouré


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