The Lorica or St. Patrick's Breastplate which I read from time to time in the morning.
Below are some highlights from Gina's article that can be read in full here.
Out of ignorance, or misinformation, or sometimes just a fervent desire
to separate themselves from error, many well-intentioned evangelical
Christians believe and spread gross untruths about Catholicism. In my
experience, many are unwilling to engage with Catholics themselves on
these issues; they prefer to get their information, such as it is,
And on a larger scale, I’m suggesting that the Catholic faith doesn’t
deserve to be treated like the redheaded stepchild of Christianity.
I agree! And,
I’m not trying to deny the differences between Protestantism and
Catholicism. They’re very real and very important. Even Chuck Colson and
Father John Neuhaus, in their seminal document Evangelicals and Catholics Together,
acknowledged as much: “Our communal and ecclesial separations are deep
and long standing. We acknowledge that we do not know the schedule nor
do we know the way to the greater visible unity for which we hope.” They
added, however, “We do know that existing patterns of distrustful
polemic and conflict are not the way.”
But despite all the teachings I don’t understand or don’t agree with, I
believe that there’s truth in the Catholic Church, and that this truth
is a valuable common ground where evangelicals and Catholics can come
together and try to do away with those “patterns of distrustful polemic
(Read more: The Things We Share, BreakPoint.org)