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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #30 on: April 02, 2013, 06:15:17 PM »
Yes...  Been on a. Purple ones...   Christian Chat also

Ah yes.

I think it was you (?) who once wrote that people use the term "Roman" Catholic in a degrading way or as a way of being condescending, instead of just using the term Catholic, but I never saw it that way. It says "Roman" Catholic on my baptismal certificate (from when I was a baby) and I never saw their (or my) use of the term as being derogatory.

If it wasn't you, then never mind! LOL  :o
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2013, 10:50:51 PM »
Ah yes. 

I think it was you (?) who once wrote that people use the term "Roman" Catholic in a degrading way or as a way of being condescending, instead of just using the term Catholic, but I never saw it that way. It says "Roman" Catholic on my baptismal certificate (from when I was a baby) and I never saw their (or my) use of the term as being derogatory. 

If it wasn't you, then never mind! LOL  :o

You are correct it was me...   A good little read is here

http://www.ewtn.com/faith/teachings/churb3.htm

The use of the term "Roman Catholic" has been used as it should as well as a degrading way...  

The Catholic Church is the official name...  Within the the Church we have different Rites...  The Roman rite is what You are part of, as well as myself...   

Each rite has there own expression of the one faith all within the One Catholic Church...

The use of the Term "Roman Catholic Church" emerged from the English speaking countries and it was used mostly as a degrading sense..   It has been used so much the last 500 years that people do not know any better in most cases...   

The Catholic Church uses distinction to know what expressions and/or disciplines one has accepted...   Some would be surprised to find out Priest in some other rites can get married...   Married priest is a displine within a rite and not an article of faith...  When we are baptized it is always within a rite, hence why your certificate would use the word "Roman".

When the Protestant Churches come back home as some have a new Rite maybe developed to allow them to express the one faith in a way that had developed in the years of there separation from full communion with the One Catholic Church....
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2013, 09:42:01 AM »
That's a good article. It explains that Roman Catholicism is simply a rite, just like other rites. Very good info.
"So then, stand firm and hold to the traditions :o which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter" (2 Thessalonians 2:15).

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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #33 on: April 23, 2013, 06:12:40 PM »
Here is just some of the false teachings that the Catholic church admits to with the biggest being salvation by works.
http://www.catholicdoors.com/courses/salvatio.htm
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #34 on: April 24, 2013, 08:26:58 AM »
Here is just some of the false teachings that the Catholic church admits to with the biggest being salvation by works.
http://www.catholicdoors.com/courses/salvatio.htm

Can you please do two things:
1. Ask one question at a time. Posting 20 questions is too voluminous and time consuming for a working person to address.
2. Provide professional references to support your understanding of what Catholicism teaches. Posting a link to a Protestant website as proof of what all Protestants believe is like posting a link to an alleged Catholic website as proof of what Catholic dogma is. Sources that you can reliably use include the bible, the Catechism or the Vatican website.
"So then, stand firm and hold to the traditions :o which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter" (2 Thessalonians 2:15).

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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #35 on: April 24, 2013, 05:38:01 PM »
Can you please do two things:
1. Ask one question at a time. Posting 20 questions is too voluminous and time consuming for a working person to address.
2. Provide professional references to support your understanding of what Catholicism teaches. Posting a link to a Protestant website as proof of what all Protestants believe is like posting a link to an alleged Catholic website as proof of what Catholic dogma is. Sources that you can reliably use include the bible, the Catechism or the Vatican website.

What are you talking about. That link is to a Catholic web site. They are admitting the things they posted are what the Catholic church believes.
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2013, 08:29:56 PM »
What are you talking about. That link is to a Catholic web site. They are admitting the things they posted are what the Catholic church believes.

One question at a time, please.  :)
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2013, 05:45:42 AM »
One question at a time, please.  :)
Pick one
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2013, 07:48:51 AM »
Pick one

They are your questions, so please grace the board with the question that you would like to be addressed.  :)
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #39 on: April 26, 2013, 04:29:58 PM »
They are your questions, so please grace the board with the question that you would like to be addressed.  :)

All of them.
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #40 on: April 27, 2013, 05:54:00 AM »
All of them.

Since they are your questions, would you please state which one you would like to be addressed first?  :)
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #41 on: April 27, 2013, 09:03:17 AM »
Since they are your questions, would you please state which one you would like to be addressed first?  :)
Make it easy on yourself. Pick any one you like.
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #42 on: April 27, 2013, 08:03:31 PM »
Make it easy on yourself. Pick any one you like.

I don't like any of them. LOL  :)

Subsequently, please feel free to pick the first one that you want. LOL  ;D
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2013, 11:29:56 PM »
I don't like any of them. LOL  :)

Subsequently, please feel free to pick the first one that you want. LOL  ;D
I don't blame you. It is difficult to find out that you are part of a false religion. I told you before and I tell you again, RUN from it.
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Re: Have you ever explored Catholicism?
« Reply #44 on: April 28, 2013, 09:56:06 AM »
It is difficult to find out that you are part of a false religion.

LOL  :)
"So then, stand firm and hold to the traditions :o which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter" (2 Thessalonians 2:15).