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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-26-04 03:01 PM
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3. When I was surviving Catholic school
...the one useful thing I was taught was to listed to that "still, small voice within," because that was the voice god used to communicate with us. Catholics by and large are out there listening to that voice, and it's telling them that butchering women by making abortions illegal is not the right thing to do.

The main cardinal who is raising the rumpus over Kerry is a Nigerian who is bucking to be the first black pope by being as far to the right as he possibly can be.

I guess he never heard of rendering unto Caesar that which is Caesar's. Christ knew that combining religion and government was a rotten idea, since it inevitably diminished both. It's a pity Rome hasn't caught a clue.

I find I love Catholics. I just hate the church hierarchy.
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  -Catholics for Free Choice, and other Catholic questions -PLEASE no bashing dnvechoes  Apr-26-04 02:55 PM   #0 
  - I am with you 100%!!!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Apr-26-04 02:59 PM   #1 
  - I hear ya  Cursive_Knives512   Apr-26-04 03:00 PM   #2 
  - When I was surviving Catholic school  Warpy   Apr-26-04 03:01 PM   #3 
  - Hopefully I can phrase this without offense....  vi5   Apr-26-04 03:03 PM   #4 
  - Good question...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 03:16 PM   #9 
  - Greek Orthodox Church  ldsjocktx   Apr-26-04 03:05 PM   #5 
  - All of this is happening at the totally worst time for me.  lovedems   Apr-26-04 03:07 PM   #6 
  - Ugh! That's a hard situation...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 04:58 PM   #15 
     - Thanks!  lovedems   Apr-26-04 06:00 PM   #16 
  - My Mom & The Catholic Church  Jokerman   Apr-26-04 03:10 PM   #7 
  - My grandmother is 84 years old  Fenris   Apr-26-04 03:13 PM   #8 
  - They can, and they do, and that was my point  Warpy   Apr-26-04 03:32 PM   #10 
  - The *worst* sermon I ever heard...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 04:52 PM   #14 
  - oh. The deacons. Don't get me started on that.  Iris   Apr-26-04 04:20 PM   #12 
  - There is a group called "A Call to Action" that  Iris   Apr-26-04 04:18 PM   #11 
  - I had a bishop once tell us that God is pro-choice  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 04:44 PM   #13 
     - "influx of 2nd/3rd world priests who come from areas far more conservative  Iris   Apr-26-04 06:08 PM   #17 
        - I like it when we get traveling priests from 3rd world countries  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 06:20 PM   #19 
           - I wholeheartedly agree.  Iris   Apr-26-04 07:59 PM   #29 
              - of course, of course!  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 10:55 PM   #35 
  - It's hard  cmf   Apr-26-04 06:19 PM   #18 
  - Thanks, I think you're right...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 06:27 PM   #21 
  - Stay and fight! I intend to.  Padraig18   Apr-26-04 06:23 PM   #20 
  - I got your back Padraig!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Apr-26-04 06:47 PM   #25 
     - Cool!  Padraig18   Apr-26-04 06:49 PM   #27 
  - A thought for those torn between faith and their own values: UU.  blondeatlast   Apr-26-04 06:28 PM   #22 
  - I've been wondering about Unitarians for a while...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 06:34 PM   #23 
  - I investigate that route as well!  Iris   Apr-26-04 08:01 PM   #30 
  - Deleted.  SOteric   Apr-26-04 09:30 PM   #32 
  - what happened to the excitement of Vatican II??  bobbieinok   Apr-26-04 06:39 PM   #24 
  - I like Vatican II  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 06:48 PM   #26 
  - Except for reproductive and orientation issues...  Padraig18   Apr-26-04 06:52 PM   #28 
  - I just walked out of the Catholic Church  candy   Apr-26-04 09:29 PM   #31 
  - Ultimately,  SOteric   Apr-26-04 09:59 PM   #33 
     - Wow...  dnvechoes   Apr-26-04 10:52 PM   #34 
 

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