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Gospel Truth: Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 18 October

In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Matthew 22:15-21 of the Twentieth-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

From the Gospel according to Matthew
MT 22:15-21

Gospel Truth, Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Pharisees went off
and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech.
They sent their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying,
"Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man
and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.
And you are not concerned with anyone's opinion,
for you do not regard a person's status.
Tell us, then, what is your opinion:
Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not?"
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16 October 2020, 10:05