Toward a Catholic Christianity: The Major Obstacles

In the previous post (Part 1), we noted an emphasis in Christ’s high-priestly prayer (John 17) on the theme of Christian unity. Jesus desired that his disciples be united in creed, united in cause, and united in charity towards one another. Such unity should be important to us, inasmuch as it adorns the gospel and fulfills our Savior’s prayer. But the unity for which Christ prayed has not yet been realized. What’s the problem? Continue reading