Whose troops do we pray for?
Once again, Michael Gorman makes a necessary, yet rarely made point; one that deserves more thought than it generally receives.
The church is not tied to any nation-state. It is made up of people from all nations and tongues, and it supercedes our national loyalties and identities. It does not love one nation more than another. Yes, may God bless America . . . and Guam, and Russia, and Iran, and Japan . . .