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Does the Catholic Church have any (quasi) interdiction against the Harry Potter books?

Does the Catholic Church or any particular Catholic dioceses forbid the reading of J. K. Rowling's series of books known as Harry Potter? This same question could be applied to the movie series based ...
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A curse be unto you

Why does Paul wish for a curse on people who don't accept his teachings when we are not supposed to curse or swear? I Corinthians 16:22 "If anyone has no love for the Lord Let him be accursed." ...
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Why shouldn't we swear or curse- LDS

So here are the reasons I've come up with why we are commanded not to curse or swear. Some curse words have vulgar and awful meanings. Culturally it is seen as unprofessional, unintelligent and ...
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Why is the use of certain common words offensive? [closed]

Why does writing words such as "hell" and "damn" trigger internet filters that insert asterisks into my writing? What is it about these words that makes them offensive to the point that people use ...
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Scripture against obscenity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the Bible say about "bad" words? I know that swearing and using obscenity is wrong, but I'm curious what exactly are the Scriptures that support this. Is ...
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What does the Bible say about “bad” words? [closed]

I know the Bible says not to let "unwholesome talk" come out of our mouths (Ephesians 4:29), but to my knowledge it doesn't speak specifically about "bad words." In fact, to my knowledge, the English ...