Priest’s new book challenges men to learn ‘true manhood’ by following Christ

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San Francisco, Calif., Nov 6, 2009 / 06:17 am, excerpt, (CNA)

“Jesus Christ Himself reveals to us what it is to be a man,” Fr. Richards said. “It is about taking the one life that God has given us and give it away. When men are invited to die for others, they put others’ needs above their own. To be like Christ, and like all great men, will cost men their very lives.”

“There is a difference in the way men and women were created,” he remarked. “Men are not called to be women and vice versa. We are different – not better, but different – and men are called to be fully men. This needs to be dealt with up front because it’s a problem – in the Catholic Church and in the world itself.”

Link: “Be A Man: Become the Man God Created You to Be.”

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