Cafeteria Catholic or CINO?

Why is it that so many so-called Catholics don’t seem to have a clue what “Authentic” Christianity truly is? Also, why does there seem to be such a “Deathly Silence” in Churches today when it comes to the subject of sin?

Why is it that millions of professing Catholics, including many priests and even bishops, are relying on worldly wisdom?


Most, it seems, would rather believe the news or their friends, than the truths handed down in holy scripture and ancient traditions of the Church?


As a deacon friend of mine recently posted, “Only a brain surgeon can help a friend with brain surgery, similar with a heart, a heart surgeon. Equally, we would not ask a heart surgeon to build us a house?!”


It's interesting on how many of us seek "spiritual catholic" guidance from "friends" or others who haven’t a clue regarding spiritual truths.


Over the last few decades, there have been increasing numbers of Catholics that are challenging and even outright denying historic teachings. It’s not really surprising. Scripture tell is that in the end-times people will prefer the lie over the truth. The Bible also suggests at that time, folks will pay more attention to teachers that tickle their ears and massage their pride.


The moral core of our day is far away from the historic truth. Some call those liberals who embrace modern morality “Cafeteria Catholics.” I call them Catholics in Name Only (CINOs).


The bottom line is that, if you don’t believe the core beliefs of the Historic Catholic Church, you’re simply