In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by author, and professor of Catholic history, and popular guest on this program Steve Weidenkopf. We talk about Steve's latest book Light from Darkness and discuss times when the Catholic Church was in complete turmoil, morally bankrupt, failing, and near collapse – and how each and every time it came back from the brink, stronger than before!
We talk about this and what lessons we, Catholics living today, can take from the pages of history to carry out reform, renewal, and spur a move towards holiness in our own lives and communities.
It's a great discussion; Steve is a wonderful storyteller!
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