Friday, September 19, 2008

Two Extraordinary Acts of Christian Witness

Ingid Betancourt's faith during her captivity by FARC and after her rescue:

An American Catholic Deacon was arrested for proclaiming Christ in Beijing during the Olympics:

Sunday, September 14, 2008

A Girl Named Fatima - from America Magazine

At the above URL, see the subtitle, "Fatima's Quest."

The approach of the author, Fr. Klein, has been criticized in online comments and blog entries. In the article, Fr. Klein himself notes criticism from conservatives on the Fordham campus.

I know that Fr. Luigi Giussani, founder of the Communion and Liberation movement would have taught and counseled Fatima exactly the same way as Fr. Klein. The issue is beyond simple tolerance. If we believe in Grace, then we better not get in the way and interfere with it. To discover the Truth and take it to heart requires freedom. To impose a narrow agenda of conversion on Fatima would have only made her defensive.