Questions tagged [asia]

The largest continent in the world. The continent east of Europe and northeast of Africa.

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Why do Filipino Catholics have a harder time to get a church annulment?

This question may be wrong. I think the right question is in the following link: How do Filipino Catholics get a church annulment when their state marriage is valid, considering the Philippines doesn&#...
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Why does Iglesia ni Cristo use the Lamsa Bible?

Recently, I met members of a group called Iglesia ni Cristo (Tagalog for "Church of Christ"). After I looked them up and watched some debates between them and other Christian churches, I observed that ...
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How do we explain Paul's encounters with disciples of Jesus in light of the Great Commission?

The following passage relates the "Great Commission" that Jesus gave to 11 disciples: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2028:16-20 But Paul, a man who never met Jesus during his ...
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Is the Catholic Magesterium in favor of hard liquor prohibition?

As long as I've been a fairly globally aware Catholic, I'd always projected G.K. Chesterton's We should thank God for Beer and Burgundy by not drinking too much of them as a universal maxim ...
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Is Asia in the Bible the Asia of today?

I have this sneaking suspicion that the Asia listed in Acts is not the continent of Asia. Acts 19:9-10 ESV But when some became stubborn and continued in unbelief, speaking evil of the Way before ...