Watch Brian Holdsworth's video about how we should respond to the disappointment that is caused by the scandals and moral failures of our spiritual leaders.
Nearly 55 years ago, Tolkien offered a prophetic message on having unwavering belief despite grave scandal in the clergy: a beautiful hymn on the Faith and Eucharist, a sorrowful lament on scandal and sin.
What does the leader of one of the largest organizations on Earth and shepherd to a flock of over one billion faithful make in a year? It might surprise you to learn the salary that comes with the responsibility of being the Supreme Pontiff.
The whole affair is an astonishing revelation of how far our society has fallen from any notion of decency and good-will.
In this video, Brian Holdsworth responds to Fr. Martin and discusses the Catechism, inclusion, and what it really means to be accepted into the Church.
Is withholding belief in werewolves the same as withholding belief in God?
We don’t do it because we think that some good thing like food or technology are bad. We do it because we recognize that we are bad and need to overcompensate to become good.
There are more constructive ways to address the crisis than the cycle of blame we seem to be caught in.
Prior to the sexual revolution, our society had a certain legal and moral consensus on sexual behaviour. Then certain factions in society started pushing for a cultural shift that produced the sexual revolution based on a desire to liberalize sexuality in western society.
The inquisition existed to protect people from unjust persecution by ignorant and uninformed authorities.