Fundamentalism greatest danger facing Asia, says prelate
Catholic World News - September 29, 2011
The president of the evangelization office of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences has told the Fides news agency that fundamentalism is the greatest danger facing the Church in the continent.
“In Asia, the greatest danger is precisely religious fundamentalism: on the one hand, Pentecostalism, which attracts and takes away the Catholic faithful from the Church; on the other hand Islamic fundamentalism, which disturbs social and religious harmony,” said Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil of Guwahati, India.
“Fundamentalism flourishes on secularization,” he added, and “the answer to fundamentalism” is “authentic religion.”
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