"In Christianity, there can be no room for purely private religion: Christ is the Savior of the world. To the extent that religion becomes a purely private affair, it loses its very soul."- Pope Benedict XVI, April 16, 2008
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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: How many people do you know say they believe in God (even in Jesus Christ), but they feel no need to attend a church. They are perfectly content to "practice their own way in the privacy of their own home." According to the pope anyway, this philiosophy completely undermines the whole message of the Christian faith.