Catholics worship statues.
Raise your hand if you’ve encountered that statement.
That’s a lot of hands.
I’ve ran into this “argument” against Catholicism quite a few times over the years (one of the side-effects of being a Catholic blogger, I suppose) and, wouldn’t you know it, I met it again yesterday.
What brought it on this time? A simple posting of a detail from Raphael’s Transfiguration, showing Christ rising in dazzling white robes into the air from the top of Mount Tabor with the words “This is my Son; listen to Him” from Luke 9:35, words which were ringing in my ears from that week’s Gospel reading.
1. The Charge: You Catholics Clearly Break God’s Law
While most people enjoyed the meme, one fellow disapprovingly left “Ex. 20:4” in comments....