Luther’s goal not schism but reform of ‘church he loved,’ says bishop

April 11, 2014, edition By Peter Finney Jr. Catholic News Service It was the seminal event of Western Christianity over the past 500 years. Martin Luther, a German Catholic monk, sent his “95 Theses,” or “Disputation on the Efficacy and Power of Indulgences,” to the local archbishop Oct. 31, 1517. And he set into motion…

Comparing Catholicism and Islam

Oct. 11, 2013, edition Did you know that Catholics and Muslims worship the same God? It’s true — both religions share the foundation of the prophets including Abraham, Jacob, Moses and David. The primary difference between Catholics and Muslims is the role of Jesus. Catholics (and all Christians) believe that Jesus is the Son of…