posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 09:58 AM
reply to post by Hefficide
I have to disagree with you on this one Heff. In the Catholic Church, some things aren't just "oops....I kinda screwed up, huh?". Confession works,
but isn't the magic whammy to make everything right again. There are some things referred to as Salvation Issues.
In that sense, a Salvation Issue is something that, if broken, might endanger the future of your immortal soul. Screwing with the Church tenants on
Reproduction and the blocking or termination of it ...is a Salvation Issue for a great many people. To those who see it that way, it's literally a
matter of Heaven or Hell.
I know, on ATS, we have many who outright hate or hold in contempt ANYTHING religious. It's rather amusing at times..disgusting at others. I don't
mean you by any means..but some almost make the attack of religion and anything relating to it, their personal sport.
In regard to the Roman Catholic Church, it's dealing with over 1 billion Believers, world wide and they comprise as much as 90% of some nation's
So in this? I don't see money or greed. These men can't spend money after they die ...they can suffer greatly for the bad decisions in life though.
That, at least is how they believe to their core as Catholics. In the United States, that should be all the explanation they NEED to give and it's all
the explanation they've ever needed to give in the history of our country. At least, until "Fundamental Transformation" arrived.
15-3-2013 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)