The Roman Catholic Church considers itself to be the centre of, not just Christian unity, but world unity. That after all is what the word Catholic means: according to the whole. Yet many things the Catholic Church does result in great division.
When Protestants describe the Roman Catholic Church as ‘Trinitarian’ and ‘creedal’, it can obscure the differences between Catholics and Protestants, confuse Christians, and inhibit evangelism of Catholics.
This is different to the question “Can Catholics be Christian?”, to which the answer would be a hearty yes! This question looks at the fundamental teachings of the Catholic Church and compares them to those of Protestants and asks if we are talking about the same thing.
We have many reasons to celebrate the wisdom and the sacrifices of the Reformers and those who followed. But what is the best way to celebrate? To give gifts of course!