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Response to provis99 (Reply #96)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:58 AM

120. I have looked at your list.

1-To say that Protestants believe Catholics are cannibals is misplaced.
There are some Protestants who are fiercely anti-Catholic and who make that accusation, but none of these pope haters represent any authentic Protestant position. They also believe that the Pope is the anti-Christ--but that is not what Protestants believe.
2-Others on your list are opposed to all religion.
Historically the charge of cannibalism arose in the 2nd century when non-Christians made that accusation, without understanding what the Eucharist was really about.
3-I stand in Protestantism's main stream. We reject transubstantiation but know where it came from--and in Catholic doctrine it never implied eating Christ's physical flesh and blood.

Now, what was the point you were trying to make?

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