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Don't Be Ashamed of the Gospel

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By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
May 21, 2014|7:56 am
Don't Be Ashamed of the Gospel

Editor's Note: The following remarks were delivered at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on May 13, 2014. For Christian Post coverage of the speech, see here and here.

The days of socially acceptable Christianity are over. The days of comfortable Catholicism are past. It is no longer easy to be a faithful Christian, a good Catholic, an authentic witness to the truths of the Gospel. A price is demanded and must be paid. There are costs of discipleship — heavy costs, costs that are burdensome and painful to bear.

Of course, one can still safely identify oneself as a "Catholic," and even be seen going to mass. That is because the guardians of those norms of cultural orthodoxy that we have come to call "political correctness" do not assume that identifying as "Catholic" or going to mass necessarily means that one actually believes what the Church teaches on issues such as marriage and sexual morality and the sanctity of human life.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/ashamed-of-the-gospel-120069/

 

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