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From this @AthanasiusOfAlex's answer to What would happen if the Pope were to abuse his power? | ShemSeger, the Church's 'expertise' is Divine Revelation and the binding she binds her Children is in matters of faith or morals. True science - for example true science as regards the theories of Evolution and the Big Bang - does not fall under the authority of ...


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Dale Martin of Yale University (a Professor of Religious Studies - not strictly a theologian) suggests in his undergraduate course that the names for the gospels were attached to them significantly after their writing. Therefore they could not be dated by knowing the author and historical criticism techniques (such as dependency of Luke on other works, ...


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There is no official Church teaching on evolution, but this wikipedia article has a very nice summary of the Catholic Church and evolution and provides a history of statements from Church leaders and some theologians. [cf. Catholic Church and evolution | Wikiwand.] It should be realized that the dedication of a bust is not an occasion where some new ...


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No, they are not. Present day Anabaptist baptism are not phrased in any way conditionally. Conditional baptism is used only when there is uncertainty about whether someone has been baptised before or not. This is extremely rare in Anabaptist circles, because in their view valid baptism can only be performed on someone of an age to understand it. A person ...


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The Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament is the result of a confluence of two separate traditions dating back to the thirteenth century. Exposing the Blessed Sacrament for veneration in a monstrance grew out of special value being placed upon the act of looking at the elevation of the Eucharist at mass, probably as a form of protest against the theological ...


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The context of Jesus' welcome To the murmuring of the Pharisees and their scribes Jesus answered them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick; I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”1 Both St. John the Baptist's and Jesus' preaching began with, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”2 We ...



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