Tag: sacrament

What Are His Options?

A fellow Pantagruelist, an RCC-sympathizer seeking to marry an RC woman, asks What are my options? Anthony complains… We don't live together, we don't fornicate, we view artificial birth control as a sin and believe marriage is an irreversible commitment. I would think the Church would jump at the chance to marry us, since it …

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Follow-up on Death Before Baptism

Annie Banno, co-blogger of After Abortion, sent me a link to an article she wrote for Catholic Exchange, entitled "All Souls In Purgatory, Or Not?". One priest said, “For most of history, the Church taught that unbaptized babies go to ‘limbo.’ This was not hell, but a place of peace. They can not enjoy the …

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Pencils Down

This one one irks me. An archbishop in Brisbane, Australian has spoken out against what he calls “spying in church”. He wants people to stop taking notes of liturgical abuses. To a certain extent, I understand where he’s coming from. Sacrifice and worship should be the focus of the mass, not keeping track of every …

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Damned Until Baptism?

This ties in with the previous post. There’s an interesting post at Joe Missionary, with equally interesting comments, about the fate of infants that die prior to baptism. Since, when I just point to interesting stuff, most people don’t seem to bother to click through, I’ll post some excerpts to whet your appetites. I encourage …

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Saved Since Birth?

The following were posted to a Yahoo! group I belong to. Issues discussed include infant baptism and assurance of salvation, so I’m sure at least the Catholic apologists’ ears will be pricked. 😉 Please respond with comments. I’ll pass them along to the group.

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