#MeToo: A Catholic Response

The hashtag #MeToo has gone viral since last Sunday. Twitter reported Tuesday it has been used 825,000 times. In less than 24 hours, Facebook said “4.7 million people around the world have engaged” in it with “more than 45% of people in the United States” having friends who posted the hashtag. I can’t help but think of Mel Gibson’s rallying cry in the movie, The Patriot: “Freedom!”. Like Alice running from the Queen of Hearts, though, we must work to keep our heads.

Pope St. John Paul II said in his encyclical, Evangelium…

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