Benedict XVI

Is Proselytism Solemn Nonsense?

2014-07-30T20:53:43-04:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: Catholic Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Pope Francis has been criticized in some quarters because he has said, “Proselytism is solemn nonsense.” He has also told Evangelical Christians and an atheist interviewer that he “doesn’t want to convert them.” In a meeting last week in Caserto he explained to his priests that their job was not “proselytizing” and he quoted Pope Benedict [...]

Understanding Infallibility

2012-05-22T08:32:00-04:00May 22nd, 2012|Categories: Apologetics|Tags: , , , , , |

There's a delicious scene in Brideshead Re-visited where the spiritually illiterate Rex Mottram is being instructed in the Catholic faith and the priest asks, "If it were raining and the Holy Father said it was sunny, how would you then explain papal infallibility?" Rex ponders for a moment and says, "I suppose I would say that [...]

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