Lamont on Catholicism, Islam and the Neomodernist betrayal of Christians suffering at the hands of the Mohammedans.
Posted by Augustinus at 11/24/2015
Catholics and Islam
John R. T. Lamont
A special essay for Rorate Caeli
The recent terrorist attacks by ISIS have increased the urgency of understanding the ideology that drives the attackers. Catholics naturally look to the leadership of the Church for guidance on the nature of Islam, its relation to the ideology of ISIS, and the approach that Catholics should take to the threat of ISIS terrorism and to Islam itself. Unfortunately, the episcopal leadership of the Church has not provided such guidance. If anything it has done the opposite, in Europe and North America at least; it has misled the faithful on the nature of Islam and the relationship between terrorist extremism and the main tenets of the Muslim religion. A good example of this deception can be found in a pamphlet recently issued by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, entitled ‘Catholics and Muslims in Canada: Believers and Citizens in Society’. It is worth examining this pamphlet in some detail, to better understand both the character of this deception and the real content and implications of Muslim belief.
The stated purpose of this pamphlet is to ‘help Canadian Catholics better understand their Muslim neighbours’. It is signed by Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, the Archbishop of Gatineau in Quebec, in his capacity as president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Its contents give Catholics a false conception of the nature and teachings of Islam. This is done more by omitting facts than by making false statements about Muslim belief, although such falsehoods are to be found in the pamphlet.
The principal omissions are the following … Read more at rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2015/11/catholics-and-islam.html