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(Editor’s Note: Fr. Richard D. Breton Jr. is a priest of the Diocese of Norwich, Conn. He received his BA in religious studies and his MA in dogmatic theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Conn.)

  • + + Have you looked around to see what is happening in the world lately? Do you see the great injustices and uncharitable acts being perpetrated? Someone might ask why these questions are important. The destruction happening around us is due to the injustice and uncharity we experience daily, and are precisely why the Seventh Commandment is so important.

    The “seventh word” of the Decalogue is: “You Shall Not Steal.” This Commandment is God’s revelation to us of the importance the virtues of justice and charity play in our daily lives. …

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