"The Christianity of history is not Protestantism. If ever there were a safe truth it is this, and Protestantism has ever felt it so; to be deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant." (-John Henry Newman, An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine).

"Where the bishop is, there let the people gather; just as where ever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church". -St. Ignatius of Antioch (ca 110 AD)a martyr later thrown to the lions, wrote to a church in Asia Minor. Antioch was also where the term "Christian" was first used.

“But if I should be delayed, you should know how to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of truth.” 1 Timothy 3:15

"This is the sole Church of Christ, which in the Creed we profess to be one, holy, catholic and apostolic." -CCC 811

Monday, May 5, 2014

Conversion Stories: A Comparison

Aguilar with his 16 year old girlfriend (Photo source: PinoyStop.com)
Muslim have the right to rejoiced at one convert especially if the convert is a high profiled one. But behind the conversion sometimes their reasons are unthinkable to some. Some wants to legally marry more than one (maximum 4 wives according to Islamic Law), and some wants to be legally married to minors which is allowed in Shariah (Islamic Law). Read it for yourself:  "Freddie Aguilar converts to Islam, marries 16-year-old girlfriend "

Freddie Aguilar's conversion story with this story: "A Muslim’s Remarkable Conversion to Catholicism"

Be not afraid to follow Jesus Christ!  Do not be afraid of those who can kill the body but not the spirit (Mt. 10:28, Lk. 12:4)! Your reward is not carnal, but spiritual joy and peace.

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