US Catholic Faith in Real Life

Tell me about it: To understand the church, listen to its people

Storytelling is an important part of passing on the faith.

By A U.S. Catholic interview |
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You can’t talk about the church without stories, says Natalia Imperatori-Lee, a theologian and professor of religious studies at Manhattan College. In other words, to understand Catholicism, you have to first understand Catholics. And you can’t do that without understanding where each individual comes from—their culture, family background, and social location.