More Chesterton

Where else? From Of Priests and Paramedics:

"Catholicism is the only thing that saves a man from the awful indignity of being a child of his time."

--Chesterton

Comments

SocietyVs said…
Does Chesterton mean Catholic as in Catholic church? or Caholic as in universal faith?

If he means the Catholic church - man has that sucka fallen from it's original intentions - so much so - it resembles a polit bureau more than a church.
Abu Daoud said…
He means Catholic as in Roman Catholic.
Kevin Jones said…
"Catholicism is the only thing that saves a man from being a child of his time."

A bit abbreviated. The full quote ends "..saves a man from the awful indignity of being a child of his time."
Abu Daoud said…
Thanks Kevin, have corrected the quote

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