Pad<quoted text>Not that too many prots may have gone to EWTN to view the Pope's prayer vigil for Peace in Syria,and the world.But He and his Cardinals were not sensitive to the fact that non-Catholics might be turned off to the recitation of the Rosary.There was a huge icon of the Madonna,and the Pope preceded to lead the whole audience into hearing and reciting prayers to Mary,and Salve Regina was sung.The Catholic view must be that when you pray for peace,you should pray only to Mary,as she is the mediator between man and Jesus?
Robert you may be convinced that Roman Catholicism is the true Church,but I can tell you that even if the RCC started a week after the Apostles were sent out,that would have been a controversy from day one.Here are a couple of statements by two leading Jewish figures from Spain in the 1100s.Continued:
I did not get to watch the EWTN program. I no longer have live tv, but get my information on the internet.
I was aware of yesterday, that the Pope called for prayer and fasting, and today, there was a sheet with a prayer for peace in Syria, which was handed out, in the parish. Yet I was dismayed, that so few picked them up....
I do not know the events which are to come. All I can think of is woe for the U.S. A tyranny of ignorance and greed moving us slowly to the edge.