What’s it all about?
The “return to catholics” movement is an online movement for men who feel “that they have been abandoned by their church” because they are “not interested in the church”.
This is a “returning” to Catholicism, according to the organizers.
Read more Here are some quotes:The movement was started in the UK in September by a number of men who said that they have felt neglected by their Catholic faith and are “no longer sure that we will ever be able to fully participate in the catholic life”.
This movement has been described by the organizers as “the most prominent online initiative to return to catholism” and “the first and only place in the US where men have been publicly advocating for the return to the catholics”.
It also has a following on Reddit, which has a dedicated subreddit dedicated to it.
In an interview with the BBC, one of the organizers, James Smith, said that “returned to cathols” is “a great way to say that catholic men have failed”.
Smith said: “The men in the movement are men who have felt that their lives have been left behind by the church, by the patriarchy, by society’s expectations and attitudes.”
Smith added that “many of these men have a long history of being marginalised, of being denied the rights that they deserve”. Read More