Genesis 1:28 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) 28 God blessed them and said to them, “Have many children. Fill the earth and take control of it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds ...
There's an interesting topic regarding the salvation of unborn babies that inspired this question. I believe that babies that die previous to birth go to heaven. I also believe that young children ...
What traditions espouse infant baptism and why? In those traditions, why do parents often baptize their children at very young age, and why is this better than giving their children the opportunity ...
Is there any canon, regulation, norm or diocesan norm which requires priests to report confessions of child abuse? Are priests obliged to follow laws to this effect? I'm not asking in regard to ...
This isn't a question about pastoral advice, but it is being asked on behalf of a friend who is worried that her children will become illegitimate if her marriage is annulled and all I can find to ...
If a married couple is physically able to have children (at least potentially) can they honor God without having children? Roman Catholics, for example, say that sex has at least two purposes ...
Matthew 18:1-4: At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a little child and had him stand among them. And he said: “I tell ...
In the Apostle's creed it states that "I believe in Jesus Christ God's only son our Lord" (ELCA). But many Christians say that we're all God's children, which is contradictory. What does the Bible ...
Canon law says that anointing of the sick is to be done to someone having attained the age of reason, same as reception of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance. However, as "Food for the ...
I'm looking for one or more examples, preferably stories, of common sense in the Bible. This is for teaching church children, aged 5-8. Ideally, the story will involve peer pressure, and someone ...
What specific traditions (or denominations inside a tradition) currently practice paedocommunion? Are there any that practice paedocommunion but not paedobaptism? Are there any that historically ...
Reading 1 Samuel 2:12 et seq, one could say that Eli is treated the same way as his wicked sons, although he tried to dissuade them from doing their sins. Generally speaking, are parents today ...