The conflict between believers and non-believers of Christianity is as old as the New Testament. The history of the faith is certainly full of conflict and hypocrisy, but are atheists justified to condemn all Christians as weak-minded drones, or do they demonstrate their own weak minds in doing so?
So called "Christian Nationalism" is a growing concern among some American citizens who are wary of the ultra right. But as this article explains, "Christian Nationalism" doesn't even exist. It is a contradiction in terms, as several examples from the gospels here point out.
Because of their use of images of saints in their prayers, Catholic Christians are often accused of idolatry, But just what is idolatry, really, and is it the spirit of idolatry that matters, not the perceived physical act? Does idolatry extend beyond prayer, into personal conduct?
Does the potential overturning of Roe v Wade mean that "recreational abortion" will still be used as a tool to eliminate the negative aspects of promiscuous sex? Is abortion purely a "women's health" issue? Is an unborn baby some kind of malignant tumor, or a living, breathing human being?
The economic measurements show prosperity, but homelessness is a problem now like it has never been in recent history. How can Catholics bring these lost, homeless sheep into the fold, under the current, complicated Christian initiation process?