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Church as infalible.


Can a group of people really claim to be infallible? This comes from the Catholic Catechism which I am studying for the (I really only know more that 6) time: Although individual members of the Church can err and even make serious mistakes, the Church as a whole can never fall away from God's truth. Well I am sorry. Yes it can. And if you do not believe me look to the inquisitions and crusades and modern wealth as opposed to saving lives. Believe me I want a church that gives all and loves in Christ's nature but statements like these made in 2013 are a problem. "the Church never erred"?

 

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Mona Sabalones Gonzalez (grand old lady) says

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 3 years ago

    I am not Catholic but I am catholic and my proposition is directly from catechism which I was charged in teaching as an ordinariate. "Church" infallibility is doctrine. Individuals within the church can fail.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 3 years ago

    Today our lives are filled with phone ques and corporate matters. No one is anyone but a number. Notions of infallibility are best left for dark ages.

    I read you loud and clear retief2000 but who accepts responsibility. It is a "never me but....".


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