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“Dissent is actually a positive thing, since we should all keep our minds open to new ideas.”

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Catholic Church

  You might hear this argument a lot today, especially in the wake of the abuse scandal in the Church. Everyone wants to find a solution to the problem, and in doing so some people are advocating ideas that are outside the pale of our Catholic faith (i.e., women priests, being open to homosexuality, etc). …

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“If the Church truly followed Jesus, they’d sell their lavish art, property, and architecture, and give the money to the poor.”

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Catholic Church

  When some people think of Vatican City, what they immediately picture is something like a wealthy kingdom, complete with palatial living accommodations for the pope and chests of gold tucked away in every corner, not to mention the fabulous collection of priceless art and artifacts. Looking at it that way, it’s easy to see …

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The Uniqueness of Christianity – Introduction

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Catholic Church

What makes the Christian religion different from every other religion is love. I’m probably going to get in trouble with the Buddhists and Hindus and Jews and Muslims out there for saying this, but it’s true. I’m not saying that other religions don’t concern themselves with love (because every religion worth the title does deal …

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Why do Catholics refuse to concede that their church became doctrinally corrupt in the Middle Ages, necessitating the Protestant Reformation?

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Catholic Church

Why do Catholics refuse to concede that their church became doctrinally corrupt in the Middle Ages, necessitating the Protestant Reformation? Catholics refuse to concede such a thing out of faith in Jesus Christ. Christ solemnly pledged that the gates of Hell would never prevail against His Church (Matt. 16:18), and He solemnly promised that after …

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Why do Catholics believe that their Church is the one true Church of Jesus Christ?

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Catholic Church

Why do Catholics believe that their Church is the one true Church of Jesus Christ? Wouldn’t it be more reasonable to believe that Christ’s true Church is a spiritual union of all Christian denominations? Catholics believe that theirs is the one true Church of Jesus Christ, firstly, because theirs is the only Christian Church that …

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