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    A question about tithing (Catholics only, please)

    There is a teaching that “one has an obligation to support the church” both through giving money and volunteering labor. But how much this was actually taught depends on the parish, since the 70’s there have been remarkably inconsistent teachings from parish to parish. Also we never focused on...
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    First Friday and/or First Saturday

    Today will be the 3 out of 5 for me Getting ready for Mass right now :) also our Lady asked for the Pope along with all the bishops of the world to consecrate Russia at the same time, I think the popes consecration was good but not all the bishops were ordered to do it with him, they were...
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    We all know what happened when they started letting homosexuals become priests
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    This strange opinion that Catholics are something else than Christians

    john 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and he stood not in the truth; because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.
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    Why Don’t We Ask Non-Catholics to Convert Anymore?

    he was excommunicated for disobedience, he refused to go to his heresy trial without being told the charges. his view of Protestants was not really the issue, he was undiplomatic but never said anything heretical, the claim was that he rejected baptism of desire. also it should be noted the...
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    Rosary questions; maybe someone has an answer

    I think Pope Leo XIII prayed 3 rosaries a day Praying more rosaries a day is fine but people can get in the habit of doing something and become overly legalistic about it
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    BREAKING: internet oracles were right, new Motu Proprio undoes Summorum Pontificum

    you know both of those people were spiritually formed under the Latin Mass? Like they were well established in their vocations when the new mass was made up. Speaking of vocations, you notice how they have plummeted since the implementation of the new mass? I am sure that is just coincidence...
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    BREAKING: internet oracles were right, new Motu Proprio undoes Summorum Pontificum

    The focus of the N O is more man centered and less God centered, some of the changes in prayer and architecture downplay the sacrificial nature of the Mass and instead make the focus more on community, and the flexibility that @Fenwick mentioned that increases the likelihood of sacramental...
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    Catholic Schools and the future of Catholicism

    It depends on the school a LOT of Catholic schools follow this model 1/3 of the students go there because it is a good school, 1/3 go because it has good sports teams, 1/3 go because the parents want the kids to have a good Catholic education. But right there it means that 2/3 of the parents...
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    Synodality in the RCC

    Local synods were popular in ancient times to deal with local problems when communication was very slow Since the early modern period (1600’s) especially the first Vatican Council they were used less and less They were rejuvenated after Vatican II for several reasons, on a practical side it...
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    Prominent Jesuit calls for young people to be banned from traditional Mass

    He seems to be claiming that the TLM is not compatible with modern theology I agree, but I see that as a condemnation of modern theology, not the TLM
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    Going over the Vatican II documents

    I would be interested in reading through some of the documents
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    The Lord’s Table Liberal Catholics

    The traditional Catholic subforum also got locked They decided they only wanted one Catholic forum on this site
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    Taylor Marshall

    I watch him I think he was better when he had Tim Gordon to kind of balance him out but I still enjoy his videos. I have read his book Infiltration and I really enjoyed it
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    Can the Souls in Purgatory Pray for Us?

    In colonial times Iberian spirituality had very deep devotion to the souls in purgatory praying for us