It is odd for our faith tells us the Church will endure until the end of time, even in the face of persecution.
At the same time, the question hints at a reality that seems all too evident in our present age.
College students need “safe spaces” to be shielded from words that offend them.
Professors must avoid topics or stealthy navigate around presenting materials lest students become provoked.
These same events find lines for the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the whole hour despite having multiple priests hearing confessions.
On Thursday or Friday nights, when they could be out partying or even frivoling away their time watching cat videos on You Tube, young adults choose to spend time in prayer.
If our culture were truly Christianized, none of these happenings would seem strange. in bioethics and health policy from Loyola University in Chicago, and a J. with certificates in health law and health care ethics from Saint Louis University.
“When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on this earth?
” – Luke 18:8 Jesus concludes the parable of the persistent widow with this rather peculiar rhetorical question.
These words offend not because they are an attack on the student but because they run contrary to their own ideas or perceptions.
Outlandish outrage happens when opposing ideas are expressed, which seems to be symptomatic of a great insecurity.
When we look around in our cities and our country, we see insane things being considered perfectly normal, even laudable.