Skip to comments.Iím Still Not Going Back to the Catholic Church: Pope Francis only confirms my decision to leave
Posted on 09/30/2013 9:37:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFindEdited on 09/30/2013 9:38:32 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Itís not hard to understand why people are so excited about Pope Francis. Since his sensational interview last week, many have said that with his personal warmth and determination to put doctrine in the background, Francis is just the man to bring a lot of fallen-away Catholics back into the church.
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RE: LOL I come to FR for the comments of course. And its priceless to see the writer of the article get bashed for something he didnt say/mean.
I tried to post the standard 300 word limit provided by FR, but my post was CUT by the mods to a single short paragraph for the reason that TIME magazine must be excerpted.
So, People MUST read the article before commenting or they’ll be attacking a strawman.
Yes. He calls it the beginning of wisdom.
“I am quite convinced that he was wrong to leave the Catholic Church, but I nevertheless consider him eminently worth listening to.”
Gotta disagree with you there.
Rod is a drama queen, pure and simple.
He was a bit of an embarrassment when he was Catholic. I can't say I don't harbor a little secret joy that he's unburdened us with his departure.
Guess I'll just have to pray him back into the Church, no thanks to you! :op
At the risk of Jesuit casuistry, I only know that for *me* to miss Mass for that reason would be a sin—but that of course assumes a somewhat grating but not heinously offensive Mass. Others’ mileage may vary.
It is truly demonic. I can’t stand the architecture of these churches anymore....where they throw a couple of statues up somewhere as a mere sop to some some pretense of Catholicism, when meanwhile the whole focus of the structure is on itself “Look at me! I’m an interesting building!” rather than on the altar/tabernacle.
Do you pray for hurricanes, too?
Gusts of up to 100?