A useful example showing one important reason why Benedict XVI so emphasises the importance of faith and reason in today’s world, thanks to a group of Muslim radicals protesting in London during the Pope’s visit.
Dressed threateningly in balaclavas and kafiehs, holding black flags, and led a by a vociferous preacher, they bellowed: “Down Down Benedict!”, “Benedict: terrorist!” and “Benedict! Watch your back!”.
Their preacher then ranted about hedonism in Western society. “Christians!” he yelled to perplexed passers-by on the other side of the street, protected by an increasingly large number of police officers. “You have forgotten who Jesus really is!”
Although he made the error of...READ MORE