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Her online announcement shocked the secular community. Atheist blogger Leah Libresco has announced on her Patheos blog that she has converted to Christianity. In her latest online post, "This is my last post for the Patheos Atheist Portal," she explained her conversion to Catholicism. Libresco said her conversion came from her struggles with the roots of the moral law. Libresco said she inevitably arrived at an understanding that aligns with a ... Continue Reading

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  1. Fr. Dheeraj Sabu IMS
    2 years ago

    A word of welcome from Delhi. Welcome to this large family- the Catholic Church. It is beautiful. There is more to explore. we call it 'PATH OF LOVE'

  2. Lora
    2 years ago

    Welcome home Leah! Catholicism is something you're learning all your life. So don't worry if it takes a bit of time. Be careful of sources that call themselves Catholic but teach against the Church. Watch alot of EWTN,and just talk to Jesus and Mary, even when you can't feel them....Just talk from your heart. Take your time and God bless you.

  3. Anon
    2 years ago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ8uXidvwM4

    I really want to see how atheists squirm out of this one considering they now have to prove that chaos creates order and design and that 0+0 can equal one. I think we can officially say that logic and science favor God now considering the Goldilocks properties of the universe pointing to a universe which was purposely designed.

    No opinions or theories please. I want to see actual scientific evidences defending atheism and the idea of nothing creating something (something which has been scientifically tested with no results...)

  4. Josh
    2 years ago

    "Same-sex attraction is caused by a gender identity issue that sets in when they are toddlers"

    So I guess all the research showing a genetic link are more "Anti- catholic" information? Of course something tells me you haven't heard of this research or if you have, you decided it was bogus before you (didnt) read it.

    People like you are the perfect christians, ignorant, and proud of it, you willingly and forcefully insulate yourself from any opposing viewpoint and will most likely violently lash out at anyone trying to expose you to the world outside your cathedral doors.

  5. Stephanie
    2 years ago

    I hope she is smart and serious about her search for truth (i.e. do not visit anti-Catholic websites that spread false information). Catholic Answers (catholic.com) has a wonderful recent podcast about same-sex attraction that can help her. The media is a few decades out of date with their "born this way" campaigning. And they also make a category mistake: the civil rights movement was about a skin color, the gay rights movement is about a BEHAVIOR (it is not a sin to be attracted to the same sex, but it is a sin to ACT on it).

    As for the people who were ex-gay and went back to it, if they didn't get the help they needed, that is what one would expect to happen. Same-sex attraction is caused by a gender identity issue that sets in when they are toddlers (around the time kids know they are boys and girls). It takes a lot of counseling, support, and encouragement, and even then it can take years and years to undo their past wounds and help them leave the gay lifestyle.

  6. Rich Wilson
    2 years ago

    Since you saw fit to edit Hemant's commente but not link to him, I'll do that here:
    http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/06/18/a-fellow-atheist-blogger-has-converted-to-catholicism/

  7. Joe
    2 years ago

    God Bless you Leah! I am 57 years old (I have a daughter named Leah) and I chose Jesus over my worldly ways about ten years ago. Coming back to the Catholic Church and the Eucharist has given me supernatural strength to live joyfully in this world. Your testimony is a great witness to me as pray for my children to come back to their faith.

  8. David Carlon
    2 years ago

    Welcome home pilgrim!!!

  9. Spencer
    2 years ago

    In the end, God always wins.

  10. William Clements
    2 years ago

    Praise God Praise God Praise God Praise God Praise God!!!! I still struggle with the homosexuality teachings too because I know so many loving homosexuals. My conclusion is that through the ransom paid by Jesus Christ's Life, Death, and Resurrection, all sinners have the opportunity to achieve salvation. We all have our vices. And Sexuality in all aspects leads many into dark situations. But the Light of Christ is real, and every single person who wants to do good by Our Father and our Neighbors will come into the light and their works will be shown. Those who are afraid of the light will remain in the Dark. It's simple. Christ's teachings were simple. Love. Love. Love. Love. Love!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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