How does a Mormon learn about Catholicism?


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Hi i was raised int he mormon church was okay but as i got older and realized it wasnt for me much anymore. My girlfriend is catholic and has toldf me some things abotu the church and what the cathilics belive and im intrested in learning more. I want to know more abotut he faith what its all about i just want to educate myself to see if i may make the best descion of converting. so if anyone could inlighten me with yor knowlege of the faith and the church of all that it has to offer.
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#2

kingpin,

These links should be helpful in understanding the conversion process. I also included several links which present answers to questions you might ask because of your Mormon background. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading on Conversion:
Can I become a Catholic?
Do I become Catholic for my boyfriend’s sake?
What do I need to do to begin RCIA?
Is family support necessary in order for me to join the RCIA?
Can I go to RCIA even though I don’t know what I believe?
Is RCIA neccessary to convert?
How do I know if I am ready to convert?

Would one have to formally resign from the LDS Church to become a Catholic?
Am I doing something wrong?
What can Protestants do at Mass?
Can I participate without actually “being” a Catholic?
What should a non-Catholic do at Communion time?

How can I familiarize myself with the Catholic Church?
Introduction to Catholic religion.
What reading material would I give to a possible convert?
Can you recommend a book for me?
Can you help me find “simple” reading for convert and a fallen away?

Recommended Resources on Catholicism:
How to Become a Catholic
Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth
Why Do Catholics Do That? by Kevin Orlin Johnson
Mass Appeal by Jimmy Akin (booklet)
Exploring the Catholic Church by Marcellino D’Ambrosio (book)
Catholicism for Dummies by Frs. John Trigilio and Kenneth Brighenti (book)


#3

Catholic Answers to Mormon Question:
Why did God create us?
Can a rosary offered by a Mormon be efficacious?
Did Jesus visit America?
Is it better to be a good Mormon than a bad Catholic?
Does the Church consider Mormons Christians?
Authority
How do I answer a Mormon regarding prophets?
Do we recognize Mormon baptism?
How do I reply to Mormans who claims that John 10:34 means they will be gods someday?

Recommended Resources on Mormonism:
Mormon Stumpers
Non-Catholic Groups (scroll to sub-head “Non-Christian”)
When Mormons Call by Isaiah Bennett
Inside Mormonism by Isaiah Bennett


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