Born-again Catholics: Evangelicals crossing the Tiber
Former denizens of evangelical arenas are finding new homes in the age-old sanctuaries of Catholicism.
It took Mark Shea four tries to become a Catholic.
Raised without any religious instruction, Shea had embraced evangelical Christianity as a college student at the University of Washington in the late 1970s. “There was a little non-denominational group that came together on the dorm floor next to mine,” Shea says. “We got together for Bible study, Saturday night praise and worship, that sort of thing.”