YaA as far as all that's concerned, I think you are (not) looking at the bigger picture of it all, close enough.<quoted text>So... taking the 10 commandments, and re-writing them, changing the Sabbath to Sunday is the original texts?
Do you Believe Jesus died on the Cross one time, for all sins,
past, and future, that you do not have to do anything, but Love the Lord, your neighbor, and your enemies, and Trust in Jesus???
Or does mass, and calling a man "Father" negate Christ's teachings?
Catholics believe in Jesus, the cross, the golden rule and faith.
Look a few things up before you run your clueless pie hole and just ASSUME you know what you're talking about-because honestly, you are sounding like you have no idea.
Look up Homily, Stations of the Cross, Lent blahblahblah.
The traditions of culture and custom, will all boil back down to the SAME belief, ulitmetely.
Just because someone brushes their teeth with a different type toothbrush than you, doesn't mean they don't believe in toothbrushes.
And just because you might not SEE one sitting in the specific pew-brushholder where YOU think it should be sitting, doesn't mean it doesn't exist...as pewbrushholders aren't what actually matters anyway.
Maybe I prefer to keep my pewbrushholder rituals private, because I really don't care about just "impressing" others for the sake of just that, because as many of us know, just sitting in a pewbrushholder regulary, does not make a toothpick, a toothbrush.