Regarding the media reports about declining numbers in the Catholic Church.
There is a reason we do not have a Gospel according to Judas Iscariot. Faith in our Lord does not reflect on what has left, but rather what Remains. 81 more words
The Judas effect
There is something almost therapeutic about great villains. To begin with they are not always easy to identify. Remember even Adolf Hitler in the period prior to the Second World War had many admirers in the West. 1,605 more words
Do you blame Jesus Christ for Judas Iscariot? No, because “Satan entered Judas” (Luke 22:3).
Since the church of Christ is the body of Jesus Christ today (Colossians 1:24), why blame the churches of Christ for the “ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ” (Jude 1:4 NKJV)? 87 more words
It was a tragic ending to a sad story, although most people hoped for this to happen. For a couple of weeks, the scandal shocked the small sleeping town. 883 more words
Born: 1st Century AD – Judea, Roman Empire
Died: 80 AD – Judea, Jerusalem or in Colchis
Feast Day: May 14
Patronage: alcoholism; carpenters; Gary, Indiana; Great Falls-Billings, Montana; smallpox; tailors; hope; perseverance… 889 more words