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To: Salvation

The caucus label was removed because the article speaks of Protestants.


5 posted on 05/02/2011 10:29:19 AM PDT by Religion Moderator
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To: Religion Moderator
 Since most Protestant ministers are addressed as “the reverend,” this puts a healthy distinction between the Catholic priest and the Protestant preacher, and does not place the priest on the same level as men who are not Catholic.
 
For the same reason, it is inconvenient for a Catholic to call a Protestant preacher “reverend,” because this is to indirectly confer legitimacy to his heretical confession. It is much better to call a Lutheran Mr. Jones instead of reverend Jones, or use the title Doctor or Professor, if it is applicable. In writing, it is sometimes necessary to refer to a Protestant as bishop, but the title should be lower case, e.g. bishop Philip Robinson, or Protestant bishop Robinson, as a sign of differentiation from the Catholic Bishop.

I really don't think these facts disqualify the thread from being a Caucus. But if you insists --  How about Ecumenical then?

16 posted on 05/02/2011 3:00:03 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Religion Moderator

The facts do not berate or belittle Protestants. Could it please be an Ecumenical thread, then?


17 posted on 05/02/2011 3:01:18 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

At least you can have some satisfaction that the Calvinists are reading your posts. They scour each of them to find a complaint they can make to the moderators. Maybe the contents will eventually sink in.


25 posted on 05/03/2011 1:09:30 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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