He Did Not Need My Absolution

 Earlier I mentioned this book, Far from Rome, Near to God – a book that gives the testimonies of fifty Roman Catholic priests who left Rome after they were converted to the Christian faith.  I recently read one account that is worth sharing here.  It is a story in the life of one priest who had …

Prester John, Ferdinand Magellan, and Superstition

In the early part of the 12th century, some European monks wrote an imaginative and allegorical account of the faith (sort of like a medieval Pilgrim's Progress).  The fictious account was about a Christian man named Prester John  ("Prester" is an ancient way to say "presbyter" or "priest") who ruled over a vast golden earthly …

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