Thursday, June 3, 2010

Belloc - Choices and the Catholic Church

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH did not come to destroy but to complete. Unfortunately, that which it came to complete was too well satisfied with its own evil as well as with its own good. There is about the Catholic Church something absolute which demands, provokes, necessitates alliance or hostility, friendship or enmity. That truth you find unchangeable throughout the ages, and therefore it is, that, on the first appearance of the church, the challenge is already declared ...
- Hilaire Belloc

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