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Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican

There are 650437 comments on the CBC News story from Jul 10, 2007, titled Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican. In it, CBC News reports that:

The VaticanA issued a document Tuesday restatingA its belief that the Roman Catholic Church is the only true church of Jesus Christ.

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LTM

Longlac, Canada

#413015 Jan 3, 2013
ReginaM wrote:
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I worked in one also, Dan. Everyone who drinks does not become an alcoholic. I'm afraid Chuck is misinformed. He is and always will be an alcoholic. He prefers to believe what makes him feel better, than what actually is. That's dangerous for one who has such a problem.
And you underestimate the power of God Regina, where the spirit of the Lord is there is freedom. Those who are free in Jesus is free indeed.
Those who never had a drink before could become and alcoholic from taking just one glass of beer.
Stop telling Chuck what he is, and start telling him what Jesus said he is in Christ Jesus.
Born again means, "OLD THINGS PAST AWAY AND EVERYTHING BECOMES BRAND NEW".
Pad

Fishers, IN

#413016 Jan 3, 2013
Michael wrote:
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...Every dollar around the world that catholics put into the collection baskets a small amount is siphoned off and sent to the vatican (POPE) and is called Peters Pence.
Why would this need to be done when I have shown you the BILLIONS the vatican already has invested around the world?
During the past 10 years at least 8 roman catholic dioceses in AMERICA have filed bankruptcy.
http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/milw...
GOOGLE catholic church bankruptcy..........learn all about the financial hardships of the catholic churches of america.
Each diocese is an entity of their own. Dioceses don't help each other,(not like unions do) and no financial help comes at all from the vatican. YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN!
Isn't that nice?
Money only flows INTO the vatican bank, it doesn't go out to help any churches in financial need.
Are you OK with that? UNBELIEVABLE!
No, of course not. The wider picture you bring out,but the focus on the Pope himself as the instigator of that perpetual siphoning into the coffers of the Vatican is wrong,he is a subject to,just as every Catholic who serves the RCC.It seems that similar opinions could be said of all the affiliations.

The Vatican is financially solvent to many sources who view it,but I wonder often that maybe things are not so strong in that way,as many assests cannot be broken down to aid as you say the local parish.And to my knowledge over the years,I have seen priests and parishes,to the local church on so and so street,a saving financial boost from the Vatican that brought them out of the red.

The Scandal of you know what,brought many parishes to their knees.and it is unlikely that the RCC as a whole will be able to pay every victim the millions many have already received bankrupting parishes. No doubt much of the money you seem to think just that local church is forking over,is in truth coming from the Vatican or the whole diocese as well in a particular state,region or province.

We do not know the extent of how the Diocese works ,and the local parish priest often has to ask the Diocese for help,and they give it,but the local priest has to be able to pay his own bills as well.Prot and evangelical churches often have financial distresses,and they do get help from many sources,but basically are quite autonomous.Each Assembly here in my city must fend for themselves,we never hear of the Assembly of God on the other side of our city giving money to ours to pay their bills,and vice versa.
ReginaM

Lakehurst, NJ

#413017 Jan 3, 2013
Pad wrote:
Continued: Regina Born-Again.
Bishop Sheen often alluded to that awakening in the soul in his teachings,whether he limited it to a n infant baptism initiation of sorts,I am not aware,but he knew personally what it was to be born again,and I doubt that he would allude to it if every Catholic was convinced in their soul that such awakened them as well.
It is not an experience that isolates to Protestant or Catholic or Orthodoxy,but to the soul which is called by God to KNOW His Son.Repentance is required,and a believing,and faith,but the Spirit brings about the rebirth,and it is not physical,nor emeshed in the flesh,but Spiritual life,and the beginning of the Eternal life with Christ.
Does it require discipline in KEEPING it stirred up and alive,YES,and most of all it needs the Baptism of fire from the Holy Spirit,later to bring the same soul to the needed MATURITY,God calls us to to serve Him.He does not send a Baby t o do a Man's or woman's work.
Regina,the born-again life requires us to enter into HIM,and that is a life of Jesus,living,Jesus'suffering,J esus crucified,Jesus Died,and finally Jesus resurrected,and IN HIM we live and have our being.NOT possible without being born-again.
Trash the idea that it is some Protestant concoction,it is not,it is the beginning of the rest of your life in Christ.
Dan, what you described is a conversion...and I thank you for sharing it, it's lovely.

Conversion is not a one time event. We must essentially go through that conversion process every day. Each morning we awake to the world, and it is good as God proclaimed it in Genesis. And each day we have the free will to follow Him or reject Him. Each day we must be converted to Him. But that is not being 'born again' as set out in the NT. I know Anthony has given you links to some good materials so I hesitate to overload you, but I like this article:
http://www.catholiceducation.org/articles/apo...

If you're really interested, maybe you can print these things out and read them at your leisure.

Again, I appreciate your explanation and sharing your conversion story. There is more rejoicing in heaven over one repentant sinner...

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph,
Regina

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

"ISA 53:1.--6 "MATT 10:27"

#413018 Jan 3, 2013
Michael wrote:
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So what you are saying is that ANTHONY is WRONG! Jesus did NOT approve of drinking alcohol.
I knewww it!
Concerning drinking wine ...

Paul wrote...

Eph 5:15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Eph 5:16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Eph 5:17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Eph 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Eph 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Eph 5:20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
Pad

Fishers, IN

#413019 Jan 3, 2013
Such nice chats,got to go,ENJOY each family,love your children,and be honest before God,Good bye!!!!!!!
LTM

Longlac, Canada

#413020 Jan 3, 2013
Chuck wrote:
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People who drink in front of children have no clue of the risk they are taking. Look at teenage drinking in this country. I know there are different circumstances for teens to start drinking but alot is from seeing it in their own families.
truly sad...
You are right Chuck, it is for this very reason booze of any kind is not allowed in my home.
I am very happy that Jesus freed you from it, I had 2 very bad addictions myself one to bingo, and smoking, I am pleased to say I have been feed from both of them for some time now, about as long as God delivered you from drinking.
I have no cravings at all for smoking or gambling.
God Bless Chuck ,.
LTM

Longlac, Canada

#413021 Jan 3, 2013
Pad wrote:
Such nice chats,got to go,ENJOY each family,love your children,and be honest before God,Good bye!!!!!!!
Blessings to you and your family Pad
ReginaM

Lakehurst, NJ

#413022 Jan 3, 2013
Chuck wrote:
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So Christ did not take alcohol away from me 14 years ago...I'm still an alcoholic...huh
I thought the power of Christ was enough...Regina says no. It is no longer I who lives but Christ lives through me and that is why it is no longer a struggle.
Leave it all at the cross Regina. When we try to do things on our own we'll fail everytime.
"Leave it all at the cross Regina. When we try to do things on our own we'll fail everytime."

I couldn't agree with you more, Charles. That's very Catholic of you!

However, if you drink again, you'll be in trouble. You know it and I know it. Christ did not remove that from you. What He does do, if you let Him, is help you to not take another drink. To live with this particular cross in a way that is beneficial to you and not bring you harm, i.e. not drink. Therein lies the difference. I wish you well, Charles.
LTM

Longlac, Canada

#413023 Jan 3, 2013
Chuck wrote:
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So Christ did not take alcohol away from me 14 years ago...I'm still an alcoholic...huh
I thought the power of Christ was enough...Regina says no. It is no longer I who lives but Christ lives through me and that is why it is no longer a struggle.
Leave it all at the cross Regina. When we try to do things on our own we'll fail everytime.
Amen
Pad

Fishers, IN

#413024 Jan 3, 2013
Chuck wrote:
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People who drink in front of children have no clue of the risk they are taking. Look at teenage drinking in this country. I know there are different circumstances for teens to start drinking but alot is from seeing it in their own families.
truly sad...
100% truth.I for one believe that as a believer alcoholic beverages have no place in my home,and never did,both my son and daughter to this day do not dring,and they are in their thirties,happy,have careers,not married yet? Praying on that end if it is the Lord's will soon in their lives.

We as believers have to set the standard,even if the world does not.

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#413026 Jan 3, 2013
Pad wrote:
<quoted text>Thank you KayMarie,but even in and especially in so called(Full Gospel) churches Communion is an added feature,not given the reverance and sacrdness it deserves.But i am determined to remain with the Lord,as many in these times will fall away,including those who claim every spiritual gift under the sun.We are seeing the beginning of the falling away in our churches,and all around us.It is a warning not to let our hearts and minds to join into the pollution of relativism, and free market Christianity.
We believers are WARNED,and it is to us that the Word states that there will be a great falling away.The non-Christians do not have to be warned,although many of them may come to faith realizing their own emptiness and shallowness of life.But we believers are in greater peril,as the LORD warns us no others that many of us WILL fall away. I believe all who love and serve Him face this challenge regardless of AFFILIATION>.
Pad good friend
God's grace to you....

I hear your concern for the Church.

It is faced with relativism, modernism, and the false light of earthly wealth....It seems the later is of more immediate concern, as technology abounds to divert our true need of the virtue of religion....

It is such a neglected word, a despised word, an object of derision in our culture, but religion is actully a virtue. It is the adoration, prayer, and sacrices made, which are religion. To the neglect of religion one does not do these things, and that is this great apostasy we see. This age is oriented toward the flesh, and the mind, keeping them distracted from true religion....
Loren Eberly

Sunbury, OH

#413027 Jan 3, 2013
Fiscal Cliff Crisis:

There is no reason to believe swearing President, Governor, Representatives of US the Government, County Commissioners, Township Trustees, Mayors, City Council, School Administrators and Board Members into office. That swears under oath to defend every American Citizen from foreign and domestic aggression.

That defies USA Labor Law, The Constitution, and demands of Natural Law: what Mother Nature, God, or Whatever Power decreed to be the reality of the real world, democracy, capitalism, the US Constitution, and free, fair, and affordable commerce and common sense demands.

Demanding every Stockholder, corporation, farmer, business, outsourcer sweatshop, and nonprofit, tax-exempt, organization and Church; markets the cost in the wholesale and retail price of his or her product and service; of every worker, consumer, and taxpayer's wages (union contract), healthcare, pension, investment and independent business profit.

This enables every worker, consumer, and taxpayer to pay healthcare insurance premium or pay healthcare provider. Pay ALL taxes and pay for every product and service they use for life. With money derived from wages, investment profit, and independent business profit.

And enables every parent to educate, love, nurse, nurture, discipline, protect, and provide; for every child (job) they conceive. And fund schools, infrastructure, local and national security, government services, and etc.; with money derived from wages, investment profit, and independent business profit.

President and Elected Officials hold Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and America’s grandchildren’s children, Government employees, Parents, Teachers, Veterans, Police, Firemen, and Fathers disqualified for affirmative action with white skin, Representatives deny Collective Bargaining Rights accountable.

To fund Illegal drug users and Immigrants, lottery, casino, and keno losers, unemployed Union workers replaced with nonunion workers, Human Traffickers, waitresses that pander for life for $2.00 per hour, slaves in tax abated enterprise zones, low-income child labor, consumers, and taxpayers, volunteers without wages, and nonunion workers willing to work for fewer wages than they can afford life. That pays with welfare checks, food stamps, housing vouchers, and Medicaid.

Pay for all stimulus packages, tax abatements, tax incentives, tax refunds, tax credit, and tax exemptions.

Pay sales tax on the more stock dividends (money) OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders (money marketers) market quarterly. In the wholesale and retail price of every product and service Human Beings use for life. And School Boards and Government needs to build, maintain and operate schools, infrastructure, and provide local and national security, and Government services. That gets only product or service.

Needed to measure and maintain the strength and growth of this UNAFFORDABLE economy and distribute money Human Beings cannot digest, burn in internal combustion engines, or burn to heat and cool their American Dream. Into OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders portfolios.

Defying USA Labor Law, the Constitution, and Realities demands makes it IMPOSSIBLE for President Obama and Congress to avoid fiscal cliff and balance every budget. Makes free, fair, and affordable commerce IMPOSSIBLE; Makes funding schools IMPOSSIBLE; Makes balancing every budget IMPOSSIBLE; Makes Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and Americas grandchildren's children life UNAFFORDABLE; and created Ohio’s $1.35 trillion budget deficit, the $40 trillion social security and the $16 trillion national debt.

America’s grandchildren’s children cannot afford life and pay this debt with the $7.25 per hour Government mandated labor wage in a hundred million years.
ReginaM

Lakehurst, NJ

#413028 Jan 3, 2013
LTM wrote:
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And you underestimate the power of God Regina, where the spirit of the Lord is there is freedom. Those who are free in Jesus is free indeed.
Those who never had a drink before could become and alcoholic from taking just one glass of beer.
Stop telling Chuck what he is, and start telling him what Jesus said he is in Christ Jesus.
Born again means, "OLD THINGS PAST AWAY AND EVERYTHING BECOMES BRAND NEW".
Are you saying that it's now okay for him to drink? God is more realistic than that. He provides the means...the people, the wisdom, the grace...to help alcoholics deal with their disease. But they still have the disease. Do not tempt the Lord.
hojo

Minneapolis, MN

#413029 Jan 3, 2013
Michael wrote:
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HOJO my good friend, why so much anger?
Its obvious you are still using your same old TEMPLATE of dribble you say everytime you post.
Haven't you got any new material.(lol)
The historical and biblical "truth" of Jesus Christs One True Catholic Church--remains the same therefore, there is no need to post any new "truths"--just like the same old distortions, misrepresentations and twisted anti-catholic comments from you, Confrinting, Orville, 4GVN, justachristian1 juethro8, etc. ALSO remain the same!!---Again--- Look in the mirror Michael and you will see where the judgments, condemnation and hate-filled attacks against the Catholic Church, come from.... You will also see where the "perverted distorted hate" comes from-where they begin--and where they are initiated, created, and produced --by people such as you, along with other agnostics, atheists and bible only believers who are living in a world of anti-catholic hate and hostility, which is about "the only thing" that they "have going for themselves!!!
Michael

Canada

#413030 Jan 3, 2013
Clay wrote:
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I didn't realize you were so passionate about this.
I assume then, you sold your material things and gave to the poor? lol.
Of course you didn't and you never will. Hypocrite!
But don't worry Michael, we Catholics will take care of our fellow man...you just sit right there in your recliner chair and trash Catholics all day!
loser.
I am not trashing anyone. I just bring the truth. Why do you have so much trouble with the truth?

I believe in handups not handouts.

.........Below, does this sound like an organization that needs more money sent to Rome from collection baskets all around the world?

http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/milw...

Does this make sense?

..Every year, for decades! the US government has SUBSIDIZED farmers around the country to bring in millions of MIGRANT workers from 2,000 miles away central/south america, to plant and harvest our crops in the USA, while the government also SUBSIDIZES MILLIONS of abled bodied men/women americans who sit at home complaining they can't find work, or don't want to work.

Does that make sense to you?



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Chuck

Dublin, OH

#413031 Jan 3, 2013
ReginaM wrote:
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"Leave it all at the cross Regina. When we try to do things on our own we'll fail everytime."
I couldn't agree with you more, Charles. That's very Catholic of you!
However, if you drink again, you'll be in trouble. You know it and I know it. Christ did not remove that from you. What He does do, if you let Him, is help you to not take another drink. To live with this particular cross in a way that is beneficial to you and not bring you harm, i.e. not drink. Therein lies the difference. I wish you well, Charles.
If I drink again....really Regina.

You comment shows me you probably did not know Christ by faith. Typical catholic..."me" and "I" and not just Christ.
marge

Leesburg, GA

#413032 Jan 3, 2013
ReginaM wrote:
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Fr. Dye seems to be doing just fine as he takes his disease seriously. He doesn't use it to attack others, he takes responsibility for his actions.
Serious like he serves grapejuice and not wine for communion?
ReginaM

Lakehurst, NJ

#413033 Jan 3, 2013
Chuck wrote:
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lol....you must booze it up in front of your kids.
As I said, Charles, look up "dry drunk".
Clay

Garden City, MI

#413034 Jan 3, 2013
Michael wrote:
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I am not trashing anyone. I just bring the truth. Why do you have so much trouble with the truth?
I believe in handups not handouts.
.........Below, does this sound like an organization that needs more money sent to Rome from collection baskets all around the world?
http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/milw...
Does this make sense?
..Every year, for decades! the US government has SUBSIDIZED farmers around the country to bring in millions of MIGRANT workers from 2,000 miles away central/south america, to plant and harvest our crops in the USA, while the government also SUBSIDIZES MILLIONS of abled bodied men/women americans who sit at home complaining they can't find work, or don't want to work.
Does that make sense to you?
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Anything coming from ncr online can never be trusted.
They are idealist who spread slander, propaganda, and lies to undermine the Catholic Church while masquerading as Catholics.
I'm surprised you'd even cite them as a reliable source. Oh wait, I'm not surprised at all. That's what you do for a hobby.
Michael

Canada

#413035 Jan 3, 2013
ReginaM wrote:
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Fr. Dye seems to be doing just fine as he takes his disease seriously. He doesn't use it to attack others, he takes responsibility for his actions.
You assume to much.

You have never met me, or Father Dye or Free Mind. If we all wore street clothes and stood in a line you wouldn't know which one of us was Father Dye, me or Free Mind.

How can you judge someone, without knowing someone? Just because you WANT Father Dye to be squeeky clean doesn't mean he is..........I'm just saying!

.......I am sure there are many priests/bishops/cardinals who are alcoholics and are drinking right this minute. Are you OK with that?

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