SAN DIEGO — Beauty must play a central role in efforts for evangelization and cultural renewal, because beauty is a gift from God to lead men and women to him, Bishop James Conley said in an address at a recent apologetics conference.
“Our New Evangelization must work to make truth beautiful. By means both ancient and new, we must make use of beauty to infuse Western culture, once more, with the spirit of the Gospel,” the bishop of Lincoln said in his Sept. 28 keynote address at the Catholic Answers National Apologetics Conference in San Diego.
“By means of earthly beauty, we can help our contemporaries discover the truth of the Gospel, he said. “Then, they may come to know the...READ MORE