—“Christianity, historically speaking, has been anything but a unified phenomenon; to get to the bottom of it as a faith in its own right, one must look to its source, to the Bible, which means â one must already accept the Protestant turn. And I strongly suspect that when one does so, one does not find the glory to which the Christian faith has at times lent itself.
When many on the Right defend Christianity, I suspect they are actually defending the Church. But the Church today can hardly be looked to with a great deal of hope.
The Church of Vatican II, of John and Paul, of a Ratzinger who resigns to make way for this Jesuit of a Bergoglio and his pandering to the Third World hordes â what can one expect from this Church, and how is one to seriously anticipate a spiritual shift within it?”—John Bruce Leonard