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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Worse than a simple paganism


June 9, 2013

Ours has become a neo-pagan culture, and that can be even worse than a simple pagan culture 

By Father George Rutler




(...) the infamous crime of which the Holy Father spoke is now paraded as a civil right in our decaying culture, and some states are making it quasi-sacramental. Our current president promotes it, along with his defense of infanticide, which even King Mwanga II would have found degrading. Pope Francis recently said that one cannot be a Christian if one is not willing to be a martyr. In New York today, Catholics may not face beheading or burning, but their political incorrectness could subject them to the subtle ignominy of social scorn and discrimination. Ours has become a neo-pagan culture, and that can be even worse than a simple pagan culture. Pagans did not know about Christ, while neo-pagans do know about him and reject him, so their defense is the malice of a cynic.

Full story: http://blog.newadvent.org/2013/06/ours-has-become-neo-pagan-culture-and.html

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