It doesn't matter if they were atheists, modernists, or satirists, each found a home in the Catholic Church. Here's their stories.
1) Wallace Stevens
The poet Wallace Stevens is considered by many to be one of America’s greatest poets. He is the champion of many atheists as well. He once wrote in his book Opus Posthumous, “After one has abandoned a belief in God, poetry is that essence which takes its place as life’s redemption."
So you might see why so many are so opposed to a priest who said that Stevens was a deathbed convert to Catholicism.
To get an idea of Stevens, he won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1955. He was an executive with an insurance company and a Republican....READ MORE