Posts Tagged ‘Metodisti’

Bush said what primarily attracted him to the faith were the “sacraments of the Catholic Church, the timeless nature of the message of the Catholic Church, and the fact that the Catholic Church believes in and acts on absolute truth as its foundational principles and doesn’t move with modern times as my former religion did.”

Jeb Bush: W.’s Not Converting to Catholicism

BY Edward Pentin – Monday, August 31, 2009 3:13 PM

At Communion and Liberation’s annual Rimini Meeting last week, Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, spoke about why he decided to become a Catholic and of his opposition to those elected officials who think they should keep their faith “in a safety deposit box.” (altro…)

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Estratto da uin articolo di John L. Allen Jr sul quarto anniversario di pontificato di Benedetto XVIgodwin_bible460, che aiuta ad allargare le prospettive fuori dal mondo cattolico, in un mondo sempre più cristiano, ma anche lontano spesso dalla percezione che ha di sè il cristianesimo del mondo ricco, come si capisce da questa frase:

the demographic balance in Christianity is increasingly shifting to the global South, where the two main Christian groups are Catholics and Pentecostals. She suggests that “a reformed Catholicism and a mature Pentecostalism” may hold the key to the Christian future, and urges more conversation between the two.

Most commentary on the fourth anniversary of Benedict’s papacy has been intra-Catholic. This week, however, theologians from the Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal and Reformed traditions (with a Catholic thrown in for good measure) came to Rome to present a new book titled The Pontificate of Benedict XVI: Its Premises and Promises (Eerdmans). Editor William Rusch, an American Lutheran, presented the pope with a copy of the book, bearing the signatures of each of its contributors. (altro…)

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… militant atheists are often great adverts for Christianity

Article from Christian Today
Atheist posters are ‘great adverts for Christianity’, says think tank – by Jennifer Gold
Posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 9:20 (BST)

A think tank set up with the support of the heads of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales says an atheist bus advert campaign will “encourage people to think about God”. (altro…)

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