Tired of being stumped when false claims are made about the Catholic Church? Want to be armed with knowledge that puts these mistruths to rest?
In these pages, veteran apologist Gerard Verschuuren provides thorough yet concise answers to forty of the most common and absurd lies about the Catholic Church.
With precision and charity, you'll soon be able to defend the Church when you're told that Catholics . . .
- Still lives in the Dark Ages
- Reject modern ideas of justice
- Oppress women
- Oppose free speech
- Killed thousands during the Inquisition
- Take orders from the pope
- Reject science
- Worship statues and the Virgin Mary
- Added books to the Bible
- Invented purgatory
- Wrongly call priests "father"
- Celebrate pagan holidays
- Helped Hitler seize power
- And so much more!
Relying on historical works and official Church documents, Vershuuren authoritatively proves that these and many other claims are simply caricatures or outright misrepresentations of the real beliefs of Catholics.
Read this book and you'll be armed with the knowledge and confidence you need to defend the Catholic Church from those who wrongly disparage her teachings. Better yet, you'll be equipped to proclaim the soul-saving truth of our Faith.
|Publisher:||Sophia Institute Press|
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The author provides a great deal of information in a highly logical and readable manner with wit thrown in. This book is not just valuable for providing apologetics but for giving basic information, that was not given or absorbed in parochial school or other sources of religious education. This book has answered some of the lingering questions that I have had over the years, (e.g. the difference between the Catholic Church and the Roman Catholic Church- Chapter 12) and provided the answers. It seems now that every Sunday mass that I attend, I remember something that was mentioned in the book, enhancing the value of the readings and sermon. I would recommend this book to anyone that has doubts about God or the Catholic Church or to reinforce held beliefs. I have recommended it to friends that have an interest in reading good news about the Catholic Church. (Bill K.)