Published: June 13, 2013
A direct descendant of Charles Darwin has become a Catholic
apologist. Laura Keynes, a great-great-great-granddaughter of the
English naturalist, has joined Catholic Voices, the project set up
to speak up for the Church in the media, reports The Catholic
She wrote in this week’s Catholic Herald about how she returned to
her childhood Catholic faith after a period of agnosticism.
The daughter of an atheist father and a mother, who had converted to
Catholicism, but later became a Buddhist, she was baptised Catholic.
But she says she drifted into agnosticism in her teens and “away
from any contact with the Church”.
When she began studying for a doctorate in philosophy at Oxford, she
started to “reassess those values. Relationships, feminism, moral
relativism, the sanctity and dignity of human life”. (...)
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