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Monday, 14 November 2011

'Modern' Evangelism

About a million Catholics regularly attend mass in England and Wales, but leaders say there
 are many more who are baptised but do not go to church. Photograph: John D Mchugh/AP

In her article for the Guardian, "Catholic church plans campaign to re-evangelise inactive members", their award winning religious affairs correspondent, Riazat Butt, includes what is presumably an old image of the ex-Archbishop of Westminster with a picture of Pope John Paul II, whose initiative the plan was. It has been driven forward by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI, who offered a more recent view here.

The Anglican Church has Back to Church Sunday. God help us! Sorry, I couldn't watch it all. No wonder Anglican churches are emptying.

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