(Indepndt) Andreas Smith—Anglican and Catholic Churches finally realise—change to survive?

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Have the Christian churches got it at last? Have they understood that it will soon be too late to halt the slow yet relentless decline they have experienced in this country, and on the continent of Europe, for many years? Yes, they are, finally, beginning to face up to reality. For example, the new Pope, Francis, has just published a truly remarkable document, “Evangelii Gaudium” or “The Joy of the Gospel”, in which he asks the Catholic Church to embark upon a fresh chapter of evangelization, and where he describes in great detail how this should be done. And more quietly, but no less insistently, the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is engaged in the same task.

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Posted December 21, 2013 at 10:01 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Pageantmaster ن wrote:

The adoption of English ways by the Vatican continues apace.  Last year it was an English choir in St Peter’s and this year they are taking up cricket.

December 21, 11:24 pm | [comment link]
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