Posts Tagged ‘relativism’

High-profile convert from Islam now renounces Church

Friday, April 5th, 2013

A high-profile convert from Islam — baptised by Pope Benedict XVI at Easter 2008 — has renounced the Catholic Church. Egyptian-born Magdi Cristiano Allam, who was instructed in the Catholic faith by Archbishop Rino Fisichella, head of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelisation, says he still believes in Jesus. But, he says, “The thing Read more

Catholic identity theft

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Identity theft is a major crime around the world. It usually involves stealing personal details: name, age, address, social security details; banking information and the like. In a strangely analogous way, there is concern growing that forces mysterious may even be stealing our Catholic identity! If we had to report such a theft, how would Read more

For these millennials, faith trumps relativism

Friday, August 19th, 2011

At first glance, studies such as Pew’s 2010 report “Religion Among the Millennials” seem to indicate that young Catholics (age 18-29) exemplify their generation’s tendency toward religious indifference. They are less likely to attend Mass weekly, pray daily, consider religion “very important” than Catholics 30 and older. Yet the millennial Catholics who do practice and Read more