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I am quoting, below, from the Second Helvetic Confession which is a generally accepted statement of the Reformation : It was adopted by the Reformed Church not only throughout Switzerland but in Scotland (1566), Hungary (1567), France (1571), Poland (1578), and after the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Scots Confession and the Heidelberg Catechism is ...


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The Catholic concept we're talking about is dulia: a theological term signifying the honour paid to the saints, while latria means worship given to God alone, and hyperdulia the veneration offered to the Blessed Virgin Mary With respect to Augustine, there are a couple of possible sources here: We regard the martyrs with the same affectionate intimacy ...


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The simple answer from mainstream Protestantism (if such a term is possible) is no. It is only when Mary approaches the status of the second Eve, in much the same way that Christ is the second Adam, that this theological tendency arises. Since mainstream Protestantism strives towards 'Sola Scriptura' and since Mary as the second Eve cannot be found in ...


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The word Protestant covers a lot of ground and some dispute as to who belongs to that group or not. Early Protestant Reformers were originally Catholics and mostly continued believing much of Catholicism’s Mariology, though that generally changed over the years, provided they were not killed and actually had time to review all their inherited beliefs. Most ...


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Souls separated from their bodies understand not from their bodily senses but spiritually. See: ch. 12 "Knowledge in the Separated Soul" of Life Everlasting by Fr. Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., which quotes: Of the Knowledge of the Separated Soul, Summa Theologica I q. 89 by St. Thomas Aquinas: Do these souls know what is happening on earth? St. ...


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