That’s exactly what Denver’s Abp Chaput is calling us to do. This past Tuesday he gave a landmark speech in Slovakia, challenging us to actively resist the “emerging, systematic discrimination against the Church that now seems inevitable.”
We live in a time when the Church is called to be a believing community of resistance. We need to call things by their true names. We need to fight the evils we see…The world urgently needs a re-awakening of the Church in our actions and in our public and private witness. The world needs each of us to come to a deeper experience of our Risen Lord in the company of our fellow believers. The renewal of the West depends overwhelmingly on our faithfulness to Jesus Christ and his Church.