Is there a difference between liberal and conservative Catholics?


#1

I thought being Catholic meant you believed in the Church’s teachings. Why are there different types of Catholics? I have heard things like “Oh, my church is a liberal Catholic church.” I feel like I will be judged within a community of fellow believers! Please help!


#2

“Liberal” and “conservative” primarily are political designations and therefore are inappropriate for identifying Catholics. There are only Catholics, without qualification, who either follow what the Church teaches or do not.


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