There is an Italian saying, Meglio un prossimo vicino che un lontano cugino, which translates, “Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin” and echoes almost verbatim a line from the Book of Proverbs. Many Evangelicals in the United States would be able to rattle off confidently the chapter and verse: “Better a near neighbour than a distant brother” (Proverbs 27:10).
The ties that bind: Is there unity between Evangelicals and Catholics in the US?
US Catholics and Evangelicals
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