Tzan wrote:Well I was raised catholic and there is only one way its taught.
So the teachers are, "working as intended".
If you have a problem with a catholic teacher then you have a problem with the entire religion.
Which is fine with me
OneEye589 wrote:But if you say you're Catholic, then you must think Bible stories are true. Otherwise, you wouldn't be Catholic. It's part of the faith.
Tzan wrote:I don't know if he said that, but there is 2000 years worth of popes that said its true.
Next thing ya know a pope will say that evolution is correct, when does the madness stop?
Raptor Jesus is a woman??
I think this bible verse proves otherwise:
“He went extinct for your sins to save you from Satanasaurus Rex”
~ Cretaceous 3:27
Whiteagle wrote:OneEye589 wrote:But if you say you're Catholic, then you must think Bible stories are true. Otherwise, you wouldn't be Catholic. It's part of the faith.
I'm pretty sure the late Pope John Paul even once made a statement that the Genesis creation narrative isn't necessarily a true story.
OneEye589 wrote:Did you read what I said at all? I'm not saying you have to believe everything in the Bible to believe in God. I said that to consider yourself a part of a DENOMINATION of Christianity, there's beliefs that go along with it.
If there weren't separate beliefs between Catholicism, Baptism, Lutheranism, etc., then there wouldn't be different sects.
You're calling yourself a Catholic. What is it that makes you a Catholic and not a Baptist or a Methodist? Because you were raised Catholic? If your beliefs aren't those of Catholics, then you aren't a Catholic. Easy-peasy.
What I'm saying is you can believe in God any way you want to, but labeling yourself as a Catholic instead of a generic Christian would imply you believe Bible stories were literal, as Catholics do.
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