When Catholic Apologists Differ

Patrick Madrid, a well-known lay Catholic apologist, has an article in the Boston Pilot claiming that Sunday can be proven from the Scriptures. He cites a number of Scriptures that are often used by Fundamentalists to assert the apostolic origin of Sunday observance. He says it wasn’t “changed” by the Catholic Church, but he says…

Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday

Pope Benedict spoke in Austria of the need to protect Sunday–and said Christians should see it as a memorial of creation. CNS Report. Text is posted here. “Sine dominico non possumus!” Without the gift of the Lord, without the Lord’s day, we cannot live …. … Sunday is also the Church’s weekly feast of creation…

The Sabbath

I’ve come across a couple of webpages where folks express more shock at my re-embracement of Seventh-day Adventism than at my leaving Catholicism–it’s the idea of the Sabbath that bugs them. The thing is, the question of Sabbath vs. Sunday is inextricably related to the authority of the Catholic Church. I came to the point…

Protests over Sunday Markets in Kenya

From the East African: A group of 10 denominations are not amused that residents of Suneka, in Kenya’s western region of Kisii, would rather go to the market on Sunday instead of thanking their creator. Led by Father Gladious Oyaro, over 3,000 Christians held demonstrations demanding that market day at Suneka town be changed from…