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Why I am still a Catholic : essays in faith and perseverance

Author: Peter Stanford
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does it mean to be a Catholic in today's world? If you are not eating fish on Fridays and having strings of children, then what distinguishes the modern Catholic from anyone else? At a time when the Vatican provokes hostility by its opposition to contraception, abortion and the use of condoms in fighting AIDS, how many Catholics share its views? And if they don't, how can they in good conscience stay in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Apologetic works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Stanford
ISBN: 0826485774 9780826485779 0826491456 9780826491459
OCLC Number: 61176186
Description: x, 142 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. global caravan site / Frank Cottrell Boyce --
2. Roots and reins / Cristina Odone --
3. little bit of grit / Cherie Booth --
4. Put to the test / Shaun Edwards --
5. ant on the face of the computer / Bruce Kent --
6. On the sidelines of a culture of death / Neil Scolding --
7. Angels and dirt / Peter Stanford --
8. Thy will be done / Patricia Scotland --
9. More than a plastic paddy / Dermot O'Leary --
10. Locked away like a nun / Anne Maguire --
11. Only when I laugh / Mel Giedroyc --
12. Final perseverance / I. M. Birtwistle --
13. This peculiar marriage / Charlie Brown --
14. work in progress / Edward Stourton.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Stanford.

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What does it mean to be a Catholic in the modern world? At a time when the Vatican provokes hostility by its opposition to contraception, abortion and the use of condoms in fighting AIDS, how many  Read more...

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