Reformation 500: Appealing to authority

As I stated previously, I am unconvinced that Catholicism should rightly be considered a cult. The Catholic faith is rooted in historic Christian truth. While this is true, I am persuaded that the truth has been so obscured by Catholic tradition that the foundation…

Of misunderstanding, misrepresentation and Mary

I have a high school friend who is Roman Catholic. He wasn’t raised Catholic, but converted to Catholicism from a Protestant background some years back. I have had a good many electronic discussions with him regarding our differences in theology, and one of his…

Training a child

The Pew Research Center recently released a report in which it revealed that “fully 85% of self-identified Catholics ages 18–29” believe “that homosexuality should be accepted by society, compared with just 13% who said it should be discouraged.” And while the acceptance of homosexuality…

Who am I to judge?

One of the hottest topics on the current moral landscape in the West is the issue of homosexuality. Judeo-Christian values have always maintained that homosexuality is a sin against God. This has been challenged for a long time by a pluralistic society, and in…