No, God does not play a guessing game.
If there is an indivudual out there, who desires truth, yet does not know Christ, or at least the Christ according to Catholicism, and never goes under the tittle “Catholic,” yet yearns to know Truth, but cannot accept catholicism because of disagreements, he/she is still dammed?
According to the Church, this individual could attain salvation assuming they meet all the requirements for invincible ignorance.
If the indivdual fully knows the Catholic Church is the one true Church necessary for salvation but does not accept this, he/she is damned.
Or let’s say there is one having psycological problems, depression, OCD, anything that makes faith all the more difficult, especially having no good influences around, yet also desires Truth, but stumbles alot, ever continuing because of that desire to find the Truth, then dies. Is he/she dammed according to the catholic Church?
No, again, I can only tell you what the Church teaches, this individual could attain salvation assuming they meet all the requirements for invincible ignorance.
This strikes me as nonesense, and no God I imagine plays a guessing game. If one TRULY desires Truth, he/she shall find it. And that Truth is God.
Well, then, you agree with the Catholic Church.
Does Catholicism really mean to say that everyone, in every other non-catholic religion, innerly knows Catholicism is the Truth, yet refuses to accept it because of pride?
No, that’s not what the Catholic Church teaches. :nope:
That ALL of them are arrogant and wrong?
Really, the Church takes a more sensitive tone than this to other religions and non-Catholics. It reaches out to them in open dialogue. Is there one Truth, one God, one Church? Yes, to not point this out would be bad, but it’s not as simple as calling others arrogant and wrong.
If so then I’m glad I’m not Catholic. That’s the most arrogant thing I ever heard. Attitudes as this is why the violence of the medevil days erupted.
Hope my brief response starts to help clear-up some misunderstanding.