Tony Blair debates faith with writer Christopher Hitchens
Mr Blair, who converted to Roman Catholicism after he stepped down as Prime Minister in 2007, was to address the question "Is religion a force for good or ill?" with Mr Hitchens, author of the best-selling God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.
Mr Hitchens, 61, a former socialist who supported the Iraq war, is having chemotherapy for oesophageal cancer, and has indicated he believes he may not have long to live. He recently debated his brother, the conservative journalist Peter Hitchens, 59, in Washington on the subject: "Can Civilisation Survive Without God?"
Throughout his time in front-line British politics, Mr Blair was reluctant to discuss his faith, although it was known he regularly attended Catholic masses at the Immaculate Heart of Mary at Great Missenden, the nearest Catholic church to Chequers. In his recent autobiography, Mr Blair gave few details of his conversion to...
I find a perverted sense of humor when a confirmed Catholic professes their faith. This short quote came from the banner of truth website and I fully agree with it.
Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, in a sermon on Ephesians 6, spoke of the Church of Rome as 'Satan's masterpiece' for this very reason, that it seeks to overthrow Christianity not by open, frontal assault, but by counterfeiting its doctrines, and presenting its own version to the world as the truth.