Not according to some I've talked to, apparently.morenangpinay wrote:christians are born again christians
I have been to few Catholic churches here ... Church of nativity, St Ignatius, star of the sea, St Lourdes ,.. plus plusBedokAmerican wrote:
You said she's getting married in "a church." Is it a Catholic church or is it a non-denominal or unitarian church? If in a Catholic church, have they made marital arrangements and spoke with a priest?
I agree with you, I was just trying to be diplomatic to avoid offending anyone. In my view, religion has grown by providing answers to questions unresolvable within the current extents of human knowledge. The beneficial side-effect of which has been the ability to exercise immense control over the masses (divide and conquer).nakatago wrote:Yes.rdueej wrote:then does this mean that religions are only human constructs
If you think about it, an omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent entity will find all this trivial and petty. Even if you don't want to think about that, think about the size of our planet compared to our solar system, then our galaxy, then to the rest of the universe.
We terrans are pretty insignificant to the rest of the cosmos. Makes condemning one another* in the name of the same god look really silly as the rest of the cosmos chugs along.
*Catholics vs Protestants, Muslims vs Christians, Sunnis vs Shiites, Jews vs Christians, Muslims vs Jews--and those are just the Abrahamic religions
Nope, world wide in my experience.Barnsley wrote:So the Catholics are not Christians is a South East Asian thing?
My wife married an agnostic who had been married and divorced twice before. Both of my children were baptized here in Singapore in the Catholic Church and have been raised as blinkered Catholics all their lives (25 & 30 today for my daughter).ecureilx wrote:
though I know few Catholic married to non Catholic who managed to get their kid baptized .. in Singapore
x9200 and nakatago are of course correct.Barnsley wrote:So where does the disconnect here come from.x9200 wrote:Every Catholic is a Christian but not every Christian is a Catholic.
I am still very surprised that the girl in office believes catholics are not christians and her catholic husband to be is of the same belief
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