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hedgehog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-05 06:31 AM
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Why do people still think Catholics don't read the Bible?
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4 readings at Sunday Mass X 52 Sundays X 3 cycles = 624.

The only thing I can't figure out is why so many of the readings from Paul consist of the long drawn out greetings that boil down to "Hello Corinth!"
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  - Why do people still think Catholics don't read the Bible? hedgehog  Oct-24-05 06:31 AM   #0 
  - I think that generally, we Catholics tend not to make the bible  Pirate looks at 50   Oct-24-05 08:28 AM   #1 
  - True, but I think the main reason is that  DemBones DemBones   Oct-24-05 09:37 AM   #2 
  - Yep, that's about the size of it  shrike   Oct-24-05 09:45 AM   #3 
  - The truth is, in my area Catholics don't even own Bibles. I almost  I_Make_Mistakes   Nov-15-05 04:09 AM   #4 
     - Well, we do read the bible in Catholic school  shrike   Nov-15-05 09:53 AM   #5 
        - Oh, I know that there a lot of very knowledgeable Catholic Bible  I_Make_Mistakes   Nov-16-05 01:43 AM   #7 
        - Oh, I didn't think you were being snotty  shrike   Nov-16-05 09:54 AM   #8 
        - I still think the early founders used the Eagle part of Revelations  I_Make_Mistakes   Nov-16-05 06:05 PM   #9 
        - I remember the introduction to Revelations in my parent's bible  47of74   Dec-10-11 12:15 AM   #31 
        - Shrike...  Dorian Gray   Nov-21-05 02:17 PM   #11 
           - Nothing like making yourself look foolish  shrike   Nov-21-05 06:03 PM   #12 
           - That makes more sense than anything else I've ever heard.  Matilda   Nov-21-05 06:46 PM   #13 
  - No, most Protestants haven't changed that much  AngryOldDem   Nov-15-05 11:42 AM   #6 
     - To be fair, it cut both ways.  Matilda   Nov-21-05 06:56 PM   #14 
  - I stick with the New Testament, those chapters related to Matt. 25:40  demosincebirth   Dec-08-11 08:48 PM   #29 
  - True  47of74   Dec-09-11 11:59 PM   #30 
  - I don't know.  Dorian Gray   Nov-21-05 02:15 PM   #10 
  - Dorian, keep reading and reading. The Bible is a gift from GOD  I_Make_Mistakes   Nov-24-05 09:21 PM   #15 
  - One of my teachers in high school told me...  CBHagman   Dec-01-05 04:55 PM   #16 
  - That is why Separation of Church and State is so important!  I_Make_Mistakes   Dec-10-05 08:46 PM   #17 
     - I think you may have misunderstood my original post.  CBHagman   Dec-10-05 10:36 PM   #18 
        - I do understand what you are saying, she was not permited by  I_Make_Mistakes   Dec-11-05 12:10 AM   #19 
           - My teacher was a Lithuanian Catholic.  CBHagman   Dec-11-05 10:20 AM   #20 
              - Okay, I think that I may have gotten your point, I am Lithuanian  I_Make_Mistakes   Dec-13-05 02:57 AM   #21 
                 - The whole point of the thread...  CBHagman   Dec-13-05 08:29 AM   #22 
                    - Exactly  hedgehog   Dec-13-05 10:06 AM   #23 
                       - Well, let's all be clear, most of us profess to be catholic (universal  I_Make_Mistakes   Dec-13-05 05:53 PM   #24 
                          - I find myself thinking of Job a lot these days  hedgehog   Dec-14-05 11:34 AM   #25 
  - St. Paul never saw a run on sentence he didn't like  Gman   Dec-14-05 10:07 PM   #26 
  - I wonder about that  hedgehog   Dec-15-05 08:04 AM   #27 
  - I guess some priests don't read the bible still  hedgehog   Dec-18-05 12:02 PM   #28 
 

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