Hitchens, Blair to debate religion
Catholic World News - October 13, 2010
Tony Blair and famed atheist Christopher Hitchens will take part in a debate in Toronto next month over whether “religion is a force for good in the world.” Blair, who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007, was received into the Church six months after leaving office.
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Posted by: impossible -
Oct. 14, 2010 10:56 PM ET USA
Blair would be a worthy opponent in a political debate, but how can he stand up to Hitchens unless and until he actually accepts and believes all that the holy Catholic Church believes and teaches? What a fiasco it will be.
Posted by: pcgondreau8983 -
Oct. 13, 2010 11:44 PM ET USA
Not holding my breath on Blair's ability to act as an effective apologist, especially in a debate format.