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Jan
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revised Are there Catholic guidelines on naming of children?
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Jan
20
answered Are there Catholic guidelines on naming of children?
Jan
17
comment What did Jesus mean in Matthew 16:18?
I very much doubt that there is any denomination which claims Peter was given authority to change God's commandments -- even the RCC (see CCC 880 foll.)
Jan
11
revised Why is Pontius Pilate blamed for killing Jesus in the Apostles' Creed?
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Jan
6
answered Does the nature of God's love for us include what we humans would call “constant, strong, and genuine affection”? (Catholic)
Jan
3
revised How close is the English word “father” compared to the original word used by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer?
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Jan
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comment How close is the English word “father” compared to the original word used by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer?
OK. It's an interesting question then as to which word he actually used, which was recorded as πάτερ and thence to Latin. If he used a diminutive term, did Greek have an equivalent? -- if it didn't then we've lost something. Arguably, of course, English hasn't had the baby-talk Daddy for very long, though [first recorded 16th C], so we would not actually have had a word to use (so the OE fæder would have been preserved anyway). That is probably a question for BH.
Jan
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Jan
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comment How close is the English word “father” compared to the original word used by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer?
It's about the history of the Church in the English language.
Jan
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answered How close is the English word “father” compared to the original word used by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer?
Jan
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revised How close is the English word “father” compared to the original word used by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer?
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Dec
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Dec
31
comment Do any denomination read Matthew 24:5 from this perspective?
Does a believer in Christ come saying "I am Christ", or is it an imposter who comes saying "I am Christ"?
Dec
29
comment According to Catholicism, why was the rabbit declared as unclean for the people of Israel?
There is nothing in the Catechism which references anything between Lev 8 and Lev 12. I will stick my neck out and say there is no magisterial teaching about Lev 11:6. And why should there be?!
Dec
19
comment Is the Society of St. Pius X schismatic or not?
@G Of course; a pope can do anything in motu proprio. However, they are only non-Catholic because they have declared themselves to be in the Great Schism. If they declared themselves Catholic they would then be in the same position as SSPX. If they accepted the authority of the pope they could be re-admitted completely. They might even be able to continue to omit the Filioque in their Rite. But comments are not the forum for discussion like this.
Dec
18
comment Is the Society of St. Pius X schismatic or not?
@G I can't answer for Pope Benedict's reasoning, but he is an eminent jurist and we have to assume that he knows what he's talking about. He has said that although he has invited the bishops to return to the Church by lifting their exclusion, the Society continues to remain without canonical status and its ministers remain under interdict (with the specific exception which Pope Francis has allowed). See the final quote in the answer. I suppose a (flawed) analogy would be a doctor who has been released from prison but is still struck off -- although he is allowed to prescribe paracetamol.
Dec
17
comment Can a Catholic priest conduct a Catholic baptism upon the request of non-Catholic parents, assuming that they will raise the child Catholic?
And you will see it uses the word "guaranteed" about the child's Catholic upbringing. It does rather assume that parental consent (which to me implies only an openness) indicates such a guarantee, but it is for the priest to assess the validity of the "guarantee", and I emphasise that point myself. I'm afraid I don't think your answer says anything mine does not.
Dec
17
comment Can a Catholic priest conduct a Catholic baptism upon the request of non-Catholic parents, assuming that they will raise the child Catholic?
While I link to an internet source for an internet readership, I do actually possess the (two-volume) book I reference in my answer. I used that to write the answer and then found it online -- which was surprisingly difficult. The Roman Ritual has not yet been republished as the Roman Missal was recently, and the 1964 edition is still current. It needs to be interpreted in accordance with the 1984 CIC (for example, what infidel should be taken to mean), but I don't believe what I have written in my answer conflicts. And even when it is republished, the answer is date-stamped.
Dec
9
comment What Conservative Catholic publication am I looking for?
Oh. Well if you had said this was a US publication...