[quote=adstrinity]A got a guy claiming that he “would think something like the Crusades or the Spanish Inquisition killed more than 6 million people”. Can somebody please provide me with stats & info that show otherwise?
Thank you SOOOOOOOOOOO much to all who reply & thank you again, if you have previously answered something I should know about the Catholic faith. I cannot thank you enough, really!
Is he trying to use this to attack the validity of the Church? If so, it doesn’t matter what the stats are (although they are inflated). Remember, the Church has never taught error or changed the deposit of faith and morals. Don’t let your friend use the sins of Catholics to attack the Church. The fact the the deposit of faith has been preserved despite all these sinners (including a couple downright wicked popes) is a testament to the true protection of the Holy Spirit.
Check this tract out for the Inquisition: catholic.com/library/inquisition.asp
Here’s an interview with a historian who wrote a recent book about the Crusades. He clears up some the myth: