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Anyway, I got a lot of comments today about how 'The RCC is the Whore of Babalyon' (sp.) etc. Very anti-Catholic comments.
Also, I did want to vent. It makes me so sad when people abuse the Church in ways like this. (we wroship the SUN on SUNday. Yeah ok). But still, to slander Christ's Church in this way is just.... :( :( it makes me very sorrowful. What do others do if they run into this? How is such hatred handled?
If we worship Mary, why do we ask her to PRAY FOR US?
Mary, herself, said: "...For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed" Luke 1:48. Does his denomination give her any honour?
These anti-Catholics have to be challenged, so i can
t agree with the other posters. Of course we should pray for them, but we also have to challenge them to their faces. Otherwise, they think that the Church has no answer to their accusations, and they keep going on with their lies. It should be pointed out to them that IF they continue spreading these lies after theyve been told the truth, then they will have to answer to Almighty God, Himself, for propagating SLANDER.
Is this individual a Seventh Day Adventist? Your "SUNday" made me wonder. Whatever denomination he belongs to, it
ll have its "soft underbelly". As well as being able to defend the Catholic Faith, ive found it handy to know the weak points of her foes. The outright LIES that they hurl at us are easy to refute if we know our Faith. In other words: fight fire with fire by forcing THEM to defend themselves, along with their slanderous lies!!! HIT `EM HARD! Of course, we have to try to do it in a charitable way; but also in a forceful way.
Not long ago, i embarrassed a Jehovah Witness (an ex-Catholic!) by asking him to explain why there are 30,000+ denominations, each claiming to be the true one.
Quoting just Bible verses isn`t enough......After seeing some of the threads on CAF where this is done, where neither side can claim "conclusive victory" over the other after days of Scripture verse slinging, we have to go beyond that. Remind these anti-Catholics that Satan, himself, can quote Scripture: he tempted our Lord in the wilderness by quoting it.
This whole thing is a God-given opportunity for us Catholics to get off our tails and to show the world what we`re made of.
Sorry......i`d never have been able to have a career as a diplomat!