Why Speak About the Catholic Discovery of America?

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Why Speak About the Catholic Discovery of America?

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Before we begin to look at the Catholic faith of Isabella and Columbus, the two people most responsible for the discovery of the new world, there is more than passing value in asking ourselves a very basic and ordinary question: Why should we even consider the Catholic Discovery of America? There are many reasons and they are all powerful motives for defending what crucially needs to be defended. That except for the Catholic Church, there would not have been a discovery of the New World as we know it. There would not have been the providential opening of two continents to the true Faith. There would not have been the perfect timing between the loss of six whole nations in Europe who were lost to Catholic unity and the rise of new countries where, by now, hundreds of millions have lived with faith in Christ’s Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist and died as faithful sons and daughters of the Roman Catholic Church. God timed, He timed the breakdown of Catholic unity in so much of continen