Posts Tagged ‘Apologetics’

Accompany or argue: Pope contrasts with Bishop Barron on evangelisation

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Recently, La Civiltà Cattolica published a transcript of the Holy Father’s conversation with the Jesuit community working in Romania. Pope Francis typically meets with the local Jesuits whenever he visits a country and the conversations really show the wisdom and the personality of this pope. For example, we know the first pope from Argentina likes Read more

Are you there God? It’s us Googling

Friday, October 9th, 2015

It is not clear whether the quirks of search actually shape people’s beliefs. But it’s worth remembering that posing a question to a search engine is not the same as posing a question to any other kind of source. The competition for authority online is governed by a very different set of rules than in previous Read more

Making God relevant for Kiwis

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Ron Hay, a retired Anglican minister, has written a book, Finding the Forgotten God, subtitled Credible faith for a secular age. He said he was conscious that New Zealand is a very secular country and often a Christian voice doesn’t get much of a hearing in the media. “People have a stereotypical picture that to have Read more

Canadian Catholic apologist becomes an Anglican

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

One of Canada’s best known Catholics has become an Anglican, saying he could no longer worship with integrity in the Catholic Church. Broadcaster and author Michael Coren, whose books include “Why Catholics are Right”, was formally welcomed into the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto recently. Mr Coren had been worshipping privately in an Anglican Read more