Connections to Civic Engagement: Make Meaning of the Pope’s Visit to DC

We are big fans of Dr. Peter Levine’s blog on civic renewal. His recent blog post, “Missing the Civic Empowerment Messages of a Pope and a President” is a timely way for us to make meaning of the Pope’s coming visit.

“Both the president and the Pope talk explicitly about how we, active citizens, can and must address problems. These two men may have been caricatured as caped superheroes, but they are as clear as one can be that they are not the solutions to our problems; we are.”