Answer to help a friend


#1

I have a friend who was raised in the Roman Catholic church, but she uses the Lord’s name as a four letter word. I’ve tried to tell her she’s wrong, but she just say something like “I’m Roman Catholic, you’re not.” I’m not; she’s right, I’m Baptist, but that has nothing to do with her using the Lord’s name in vain. What can I say to her to make her see what she’s doing?

God Bless
Jacqueline


#2

Hopefully it will relieve you to know that Roman Catholicism does not approve of taking the Lord’s name in vain. See the following reference:

Catechism of the Catholic Church 2155

Ask your friend what she would think if you started using her husband’s (or mother’s, or father’s, or child’s, or sibling’s) name as a profanity. Would she stand idly by and allow you to abuse her loved one’s name? Likely not. If so, then how can she use her Lord and Savior’s name as a profanity?


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