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Editorial: This is No Time to Retreat from the Culture, We Must Work for its Conversion Comments

We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has gone through. I do not think that wide circles of the American society or wide circles of the Christian community realize this fully.We are now facing the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-Church, of the Gospel and the anti-Gospel. This confrontation lies within the plans of divine providence. It is a trial which the whole Church must take up ... Continue Reading

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  1. techwreck
    1 year ago

    The Deacon rightly says, "We need to learn from the example of those who have engaged the very struggle we now face. Like them, we must also remember that what we are engaged in is first a spiritual struggle. Our victories will first be won in prayer and then must stepped into a new Christian missionary movement from the heart of the Church for the sake of the world."

    Americans have been blessed with a Constitution inspired by God that protected our freedoms, but those freedoms have not been appreciated and have been eroded by a growing secular culture. Now, practicing American Christians must become missionaries, preaching God's message of love and salvation to that culture, learning from our brothers and sisters who fought behind the Iron Curtain of communism and under the tyranny of Muslim domination. Freedom of religion is not free!

  2. michael
    1 year ago

    As I mentioned in another comment in reference to another article on Catholic.org, we live in a post-Christian culture not a pagan culture like ancient Rome. Once a man has rejected his roots...his culture...his religion...his family...it is almost impossible for him to return. He has made a break with his past. Remember, these new pagans are former Christians. Cardinal Ratzinger told us that the Church would become smaller. That there would be a quantitative decline and a return to Catholic outposts in an apostate world. Let's be real...more Catholics left the Catholic Church under Bl. John Paul II than all the other ages of the Church combined...combined! I am not blaming him, rather I am trying to state that no amount of World Youth Days, can change the fact that the Church is in decline. Our Lord had thousands leave Him, too. But with the crucifixion and with Church's own Passion, grace will come in abundance. But first blood, then the water of grace.

  3. abey
    1 year ago

    Where the world talks about Physical freedom, the Church needs to teach in terms of Spiritual freedom to know that the basis of the Physical is the Spirit. When Israel of old were freed Physically they were not free from the Spiritual slavery, time & again caught in the old Egyptian ways, the ways of the heathen, even though physically free, to eventually end up in Bondage , for God knew this all along to which reason He started off the Covenant with Abraham to be fulfilled in Christ, so that man may be saved through the Spirit. To this is proved by the Prophecy of Joshua to the Congregation of the manner "You cannot serve God for He is a Holy one" & like wise it happened into the Apostasy until the day. Today the US administration in its Greed & Apostasy proclaim vain freedom, totally negating the Spirit which is nothing but to slavery unto the beliefs of old Egypt & if history has not taught, nothing will.


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