Website Review: OnceCatholic.org Site on which this review was based: http://www.oncecatholic.org
OnceCatholic.org strives to assist lapsed Catholics in returning to the practice of the faith. The mission of OnceCatholic.org is "to put you back in touch with a face-to-face community of Catholics." To this end, the site provides resources on the Church's teachings, a database of "welcoming parishes", and an ongoing, moderated discussion for those who are wrestling to understand the teachings of the Church. Unfortunately, this project of American Catholic Online turns what could be a good site doing the necessary work of evangelization into a place to find watered down, misleading, and sometimes blatantly false information about the Church.
Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?
First Evaluated: 05/07/2001; Last Updated: 11/26/2013
- Fidelity: Danger!
- Resources: Fair
- Useability: Excellent
- Seeks to speak to those with specific concerns Resources
- Well designed, easily navigable Resources
- Fidelity: Is a sister site of American Catholic Online, which is linked from every Q&A page Example(s)
- Fidelity: Answers to questions often take Church documents and teachings out of context and can be very misleading and even false Example(s)
- Fidelity: Often strips the Church and its sacraments of their true power and meaning in order to be welcoming and inclusive
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Catholicism > Evangelization
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