My brother got ordained to Universal life church online


#1

Hello. My brother just got ordained online to universal life church as a joke. I am wondering if he gravely sinned in doing so. I know it is probably fake, but I am a little paranoid.


#2

Yes, he gravely sinned. However, his sin may not be mortal if he didn’t know what he was doing was sinful.

Please do your best to get him to confession.

God Bless


#3

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#4

i’ll hafta look into that, maybe ican get my Internet Theologian
license thru them & have some letters after my name


#5

That would definitely be a grave sin in my book.


#6

As a joke… Don’t know if it the funniest thing I have ever heard, but if it was done for a laugh, it probably isn’t a mortal sin. That said, if he opens his own drive thru matrimony chapel, that may well be a horse of a different color.


#7

Since it’s a joke, don’t take it seriously. But, you might have some fun calling him Reverend until he’s sick of hearing it. :sunglasses:


#8

I had a friend in college do that (but it was from the back of a magazine)–he did it just for laughs (“look what I got!”).
He never used it for anything, he just treated it as a curiosity, but u sometimes wondered if it was a sin somehow…


#9

Why sign up to be ordained into an imaginary church rather than imagining your own and getting a few business cards printed?


#10

I was going to do the same to officiate my best friends wedding but it is against church rules. Since he didn’t know it’s probably not mortal though.


#11

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