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comment Do Catholics believe that Jesus' time in the wilderness was meant as an allegory?
@LCIII: The Catholic Church believes Genesis is true history, not myth, so it would also believe it is an historical fact that Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. 1909 PDC decision: "The first three Chapters of Genesis contain the stories of events which really happened, i.e., which correspond with objective reality and historical truth (rerum vere gestarum narrationes quae scilicet obiectivae realitati et historicae veritati respondeant); no myths, no mere allegories or symbols of religious truths, no legends."
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answered When seeking the meaning of inspired scripture, what senses of Scripture can one arrive at according to the Catholic Church?
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answered Where do Catholics believe the historical narrative of the Bible begins?
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comment Is the Creation story metaphor or not, according to the Catholic Church?
The Catholic Church teaches, in the decisions of the 1909 Pontifical Biblical Commission‌​, that "The first three Chapters of Genesis contain narratives that correspond to objectively real and historically true events (rerum vere gestarum narrationes quae scilicet obiectivae realitati et historicae veritati respondeant), no myths, no mere allegories or symbols of religious truths, no legends."
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answered Is there such a thing as a Catholic commentary on the Bible?
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revised Is there such a thing as a Catholic commentary on the Bible?
added links to Haydock and Catena, plus another link to Cornelius à Lapide's commentary on the gospels
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comment On the Catholic Perspective on the incarnation of Jesus, according to St.Thomas Aquinas: Two natures, one Person
@Flimzy: I've added some relevant quotes. I hope that helps.
Dec
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revised On the Catholic Perspective on the incarnation of Jesus, according to St.Thomas Aquinas: Two natures, one Person
added quotes from De Unione and the Compendium regarding Christ's two natures and His one being
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answered On the Catholic Perspective on the incarnation of Jesus, according to St.Thomas Aquinas: Two natures, one Person
Dec
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asked Is fasting an eating disorder?
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revised What is the Biblical argument that homosexual attraction is sinful by itself?
added insightful St. Thomas Aquinas commentary on Rom. 1:24, which discusses the causality of homosexuality
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comment Recognition of Previous Marriage by the Roman Catholic Church
This question appears to be be two separate questions: "Can the Church judge a marriage between two non-Catholics invalid?" and, if so, "Does the Church allow mixed (Catholic & non-Catholic) marriages?"
Nov
27
comment If Jesus was sinless then why was he baptized?
Yes, He was circumcised and baptized as an example for us. He was so humble that He followed the Jewish ceremonial laws even though He did not need to.
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revised On what basis do Popes choose their papal name?
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answered On what basis do Popes choose their papal name?
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comment Are there physical or psychological conditions that are a barrier to ordination to the Priesthood in the Catholic Church?
@FMS: Are you referring to this?
Nov
25
comment How do Lutherans who accept apostolic succession trace theirs?
@Flimzy: It let me now. See here.
Nov
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asked How do Anglicans, who recognize apostolic succession, trace theirs?
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revised How do Lutherans who accept apostolic succession trace theirs?
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