Catholic Church Faces Disruption and Banishment as Irish Cardinal Set to Resign

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“The Black Mermaid”

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#21 May 8, 2012
justachristian1 wrote:
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So sorry to hear your hubby is not doing so well... hope and pray all will improve for both of you.
Sherl, I CAN understand why you have problems with some memories of the religion you left. It's not an easy thing. One Baptist church I was a member of began taking on strange practices, and I left it ... it took a long time to get over it, and in some ways, I am still not completely over it.
You can only go as God leads you.
I hope all will improve for you, and that will God will continue to bless you and yours.
Keeping you in my prayers...
justa, got good news today (about time). Husband said he feels "wonderful" and is beginning to look like his old self. I'm SO relieved and thanks so much for your prayers - looks like they've worked!

I hope you can see how I go back and forth on faith all the time - I am NOT lying, I swear - I just don't know what to believe! One minute I believe, the next I'm doubting again. I prayed again today that God will lead me in the direction in which He wants me to go - because I don't know where I belong! Romanism IS wrong in so many ways - after all, I was a young girl when I converted, yet I'm glad I got a little education in some religion and I'm glad I provided my son with some religious background also; it's better than none I think. He's a grown man now and if he and his wife want to stay in the RCC, I have to respect their wishes.(They will be married 2 years in Oct. and I'm still marveling over their beautiful wedding!)

Any questions you wish to ask me - any at all - feel free. I just wish I had more concrete answers :)

Love & hugs!
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#22 May 9, 2012
justachristian1 wrote:
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You think Paul 'knows better'? you're as nuts as he is!
That is your call which shows the same ignorance of me as your anti-Catholic posts show your ignorance of the Catholic Church..

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#23 May 9, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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That is your call which shows the same ignorance of me as your anti-Catholic posts show your ignorance of the Catholic Church..
The RC church is doomed and rightly so. It's an old ass corrupt dusty and dishonest mess. A monster of a church.

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#24 May 9, 2012
Earth Child 1 wrote:
<quoted text>The popes have known. They've been covering for each and lying their azzes off forever. The collapse of the RCC will happen.
And not before it's time. I hope that the Irish kick this mental monster religion out of their society asap.How anyone can call themselves a Catholic is beyond me. The Vaican is filthy.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#25 May 11, 2012
Puddleofpepsi wrote:
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The RC church is doomed and rightly so. It's an old ass corrupt dusty and dishonest mess. A monster of a church.
Oh, please don't hold back. Tell us how you really feel. Another nameless, faceless candidate for anger management classes spewing their guts. So glad the internet came about so you could be free to be you in a way the fulfills your needs.
topsy

San Antonio, TX

#26 May 11, 2012
Bishops who coerced children into keeping silent about being raped are now cardinals. Cardinals who aided and abetted the rape of children are now senior cardinals (e.g. Bernard Law) with great influence in the Vatican.

These are the teachers of morality according to the church.

Jesus did not live and die to establish such a thing.

Since: May 12

UK

#27 May 12, 2012
Long overdue

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#28 May 12, 2012
Puddleofpepsi wrote:
<quoted text>And not before it's time. I hope that the Irish kick this mental monster religion out of their society asap.How anyone can call themselves a Catholic is beyond me. The Vaican is filthy.
Absolutely.
The vatican is not only filthy, but the entire history of the cult of romanism is also.

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#29 May 12, 2012
topsy wrote:
Bishops who coerced children into keeping silent about being raped are now cardinals. Cardinals who aided and abetted the rape of children are now senior cardinals (e.g. Bernard Law) with great influence in the Vatican.
These are the teachers of morality according to the church.
Jesus did not live and die to establish such a thing.
RIGHT you are.

“The Black Mermaid”

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#30 May 13, 2012
Sherlayne wrote:
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justa, got good news today (about time). Husband said he feels "wonderful" and is beginning to look like his old self. I'm SO relieved and thanks so much for your prayers - looks like they've worked!
I hope you can see how I go back and forth on faith all the time - I am NOT lying, I swear - I just don't know what to believe! One minute I believe, the next I'm doubting again. I prayed again today that God will lead me in the direction in which He wants me to go - because I don't know where I belong! Romanism IS wrong in so many ways - after all, I was a young girl when I converted, yet I'm glad I got a little education in some religion and I'm glad I provided my son with some religious background also; it's better than none I think. He's a grown man now and if he and his wife want to stay in the RCC, I have to respect their wishes.(They will be married 2 years in Oct. and I'm still marveling over their beautiful wedding!)
Any questions you wish to ask me - any at all - feel free. I just wish I had more concrete answers :)
Love & hugs!
Oh, to all you "devout" Christians who gave stupid, negative judgie icons insulting me when I'm talking about my husband's health - I'm sure Jesus would be quite pleased with you, don't you think? You think these things can't happen to YOUR spouses? Think again.

I have more mercy than a lot of you put together. My husband left the RCC for quite a while but came back, although he cannot attend Mass yet. But you'll keep on being mean no matter what, right? All because you dislike me, but I honestly don't care. He and I literally never argue about religion, prob. because we both feel strongly about freedom of religion.

If you're going to be cruel to someone, why don't you save it for a healthier person? My husband is one of YOU in a way; though he has no superstition, he simply lives his faith and although our beliefs may differ, I'm proud of him!

If ANY of you had a seriously (or even not seriously) ill family member, I'd never resort to the mercilessness you have shown to a person who doesn't even come here (maybe once or twice, I don't remember). Is there no end to your hatred? You guilty parties are NOT in the least "religious". My husband would be the type to pray for YOU, he's such a good man.

Now go ahead with the stupid icons - that's all you're capable of. And you'd better hope YOUR spouses never develop anything as serious as what he's been through. I never ever wish ill will on anyone, but I guarantee ONE OF YOU, OR YOUR SPOUSE, will come down with something very bad someday, and if they do (God forbid, I mean that) I hope you remember what you have done and your total lack of mercy, as YOU pray for God's mercy.

“The Black Mermaid”

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#31 May 13, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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Oh, please don't hold back. Tell us how you really feel. Another nameless, faceless candidate for anger management classes spewing their guts. So glad the internet came about so you could be free to be you in a way the fulfills your needs.
Pax, I've always known you to be kind and this post of yours shocks me, not that you don't have the right to your honest feelings. I just don't recall you ever insulting anyone.

Actually, we're all pretty much nameless and faceless :)

However, I sincerely hope you're doing well.
PAUL SHYKORA arts

Calgary, Canada

#32 May 13, 2012
justachristian1 wrote:
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You think Paul 'knows better'? you're as nuts as he is!
...blah ..blah...I's have Me --church-connections.....eh... (+)..shalom
puddleofpepsi

Shanghai, China

#33 May 13, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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Oh, please don't hold back. Tell us how you really feel. Another nameless, faceless candidate for anger management classes spewing their guts. So glad the internet came about so you could be free to be you in a way the fulfills your needs.
Why shouldn't I feel angry at the RC church? I mean after all the nasty things they have done I feel totally justified.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#34 May 14, 2012
puddleofpepsi wrote:
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Why shouldn't I feel angry at the RC church? I mean after all the nasty things they have done I feel totally justified.
Your self justification is what it is. There is much good that the Church has done also. Why not put some of your "justified" anger into action and find that the Church can be painted black for its wrongs and white for the good she has done.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#35 May 14, 2012
Sherlayne wrote:
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Pax, I've always known you to be kind and this post of yours shocks me, not that you don't have the right to your honest feelings. I just don't recall you ever insulting anyone.
Actually, we're all pretty much nameless and faceless :)
However, I sincerely hope you're doing well.
I have at times been blunt with those who are blunt in their posts. It doesn't happen too often but I claim what I post good and not so good. Yes, we are all nameless and faceless but the post I was replying too took full advantage of the fact and I was calling the poster out on this.
Things are a bit stressful right now. Nothing all that big and yet still bothersome. Do take care.
Chedda

Bezons, France

#36 May 14, 2012
hmm

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#37 May 14, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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I have at times been blunt with those who are blunt in their posts. It doesn't happen too often but I claim what I post good and not so good. Yes, we are all nameless and faceless but the post I was replying too took full advantage of the fact and I was calling the poster out on this.
Things are a bit stressful right now. Nothing all that big and yet still bothersome. Do take care.
Yes because "Pax et Bonum" is your real name. I mean you would never hide and post nameless, oh no not you. Methinks you suffer from a common ailment known as "double standards". Fare thee well my afflicted one and godspeed in your recovery.
Pax et Bonum

Akron, OH

#38 May 14, 2012
Puddleofpepsi wrote:
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Yes because "Pax et Bonum" is your real name. I mean you would never hide and post nameless, oh no not you. Methinks you suffer from a common ailment known as "double standards". Fare thee well my afflicted one and godspeed in your recovery.
Of course it is not my real name. Still I attempt to do more than just vent my spleen about anothers belief system in my "nameless" posts. That I may have a "double standard" in your eyes means little in the greater scheme of things. I am neither "afflicted" nor in need of "recovery" though I appreciate your "godspeed".
Pax et Bonum

Akron, OH

#39 May 14, 2012
Puddleofpepsi wrote:
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Yes because "Pax et Bonum" is your real name. I mean you would never hide and post nameless, oh no not you. Methinks you suffer from a common ailment known as "double standards". Fare thee well my afflicted one and godspeed in your recovery.
Methinks you should have read the post and not just reacted without doing so. Methinks you missed the point greatly.

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#40 May 14, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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Of course it is not my real name. Still I attempt to do more than just vent my spleen about anothers belief system in my "nameless" posts. That I may have a "double standard" in your eyes means little in the greater scheme of things. I am neither "afflicted" nor in need of "recovery" though I appreciate your "godspeed".
Spleen venting was not my intention I assure you my good man. If my choice of diction seems a little harsh then it is only due to the level of emotion that the actions of the institution in question raises in me. I just hope that you will accept that perhaps your thinking on this particular subject is somewhat flawed. However I am a beleiver in the possibilities that positivity shall win the day and therefore I firmly believe that you will find yourself plesently en route to a bright and clear future free from the rusty old chains of Romanist thought.

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