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Marx urges Christians to make their mark in Europe

13 February 2014 | by Catherine Pepinster | Comments: 0

Europe is in danger of betraying its Christian heritage unless Christians find new ways to influence Western society, Cardinal Reinhard Marx warned this week during a lecture held in Oxford, writes Catherine Pepinster. The German cardinal, who is Archbishop of Munich and Freising, said: “We have an obligation to bring the Gospel to people. Evangelisation is not about losing the territory and then having a new battle. The Church does not have monopoly today but it aspires to leave a Christian footprint.”Cardinal Marx made his remarks as part of the Newman Lecture, given at St Anne’s College, Oxford, on Tuesday. Reflecting on how Europe today had been shaped by conflict, he described it as “a work in progress”, but there were major problems because “the n ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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