Disbelief is easy but faith takes a lifetime


Writing in The Age last week, Catherine Deveny says she wasn't given an option about being a Catholic. But she has in fact exercised her undeniable right to choose to leave. She is not alone; many people born to a culture of organised religion find it intolerable, and I don't blame them. So why do I stay? The Church as I know it is a living, flawed entity full of varied, ordinary people who want nothing but good for others as well as themselves and who try to help the marginalised - Juliette Hughes

Disbelief is easy but faith takes a lifetime