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Cleita

(75,480 posts)
53. Thanks pinto. I'm culturally a Catholic too. All those
Tue May 20, 2014, 12:32 PM
May 2014

years of Catholic education leaves its mark as much as the color of skin you were born with. So although I agree with many that the Catholic Church has been guilty of marginalizing women and gays, it doesn't mean I can accept the Catholic bashing that goes on. My Irish husband would be the first to point out the persecution the Irish went through for hundreds of years just because they clung to their Catholic faith.

I try to respect all religions and the people who believe in them and who attend church to try to be better people although I can find fault in all of them. I hope others will try to respect Catholics too in the same way.

I personally do not worship in any church or temple because I find that a hike in the wilderness gives me all the spiritual uplifting that I need.

Worse LostOne4Ever May 2014 #1
Apparently not. rug May 2014 #2
The discussionist is ok but DU is better. Too many old scores being settled at the moment. hrmjustin May 2014 #3
The Discussionist is still in its formative stages. No Vested Interest May 2014 #4
I'll check again in six months or so. Iggo May 2014 #6
DU is home. hrmjustin May 2014 #8
It is for me, as well Warpy May 2014 #50
The atheists won; a few proofs that their idea of "God" did not exist did it Brettongarcia May 2014 #5
Lol! rug May 2014 #33
Somewhere along the way, okasha May 2014 #37
Which proofs for the non-existence of God were those? n/t Htom Sirveaux May 2014 #39
Probably the same ones he offered okasha May 2014 #41
This message was self-deleted by its author Act_of_Reparation May 2014 #49
Here are some of the many proofs that the commonly-conceived God does not exist Brettongarcia May 2014 #55
I will be honest with you their beliefs section is not as interesting and I have no desire to hrmjustin May 2014 #7
I agree with you. No Vested Interest May 2014 #9
Well I just gave up on some and so used the ignore button. hrmjustin May 2014 #10
I've used it as well, and just might add to it very soon. nt No Vested Interest May 2014 #11
. hrmjustin May 2014 #12
I just added two more to "ignore". nt No Vested Interest May 2014 #28
At this point I don't think I will add anymore. hrmjustin May 2014 #29
Are you talking about this group when you say "the believers group"? trotsky May 2014 #13
I took it to mean the posts were ridiculous and inappropriate. rug May 2014 #34
This is not a believers group. Iggo May 2014 #14
Go to it. Speak all you want. No Vested Interest May 2014 #15
Huh? Iggo May 2014 #18
Glad you realized, as I did after I had typed - No Vested Interest May 2014 #21
Actually, what is "rather ridiculous and inappropriate" is your idea that mr blur May 2014 #16
No one is stopping you. No Vested Interest May 2014 #17
Religion affects the lives of non-believers, too. trotsky May 2014 #19
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2014 #20
The answer could be "yes" to all of the above. nt No Vested Interest May 2014 #25
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2014 #27
As soon as the religious stop making it my business, I'll be right there with you. LiberalAndProud May 2014 #23
There is no rule against disliking sports in the sports forum. Warren Stupidity May 2014 #24
I guess, now that I've wearied of this "discussion" No Vested Interest May 2014 #26
Well indeed when you have been shown to be completely wrong on the facts about this group Warren Stupidity May 2014 #30
Post removed Post removed May 2014 #31
There is no rule against baying at the moon either. rug May 2014 #40
Hey, don't go speciesist on us. okasha May 2014 #42
I thought wolves did that. Coyotes must sound completely different. rug May 2014 #43
They have higher voices. okasha May 2014 #44
Lol! rug May 2014 #45
When one of my Chinese friends graduated from KU, his parents came over to tblue37 May 2014 #52
See #34. rug May 2014 #35
Well put, rug. nt No Vested Interest May 2014 #36
People live and die based on the state of stamp collecting. enki23 May 2014 #46
Here. rug May 2014 #47
Post removed Post removed May 2014 #48
This isn't the 'believers' group; this is the religion discussion group LeftishBrit May 2014 #32
Except that this is not the "believers" group skepticscott May 2014 #38
I don't practice any religion, per se. Yet was raised Catholic and remain "culturally" Catholic. pinto May 2014 #22
Thanks pinto. I'm culturally a Catholic too. All those Cleita May 2014 #53
I have asked them to please put me as beneficiary on their life insurance policy. libdem4life May 2014 #51
To be honest I don't feel like arguing with other liberals on there. I choose to do battle with... hrmjustin May 2014 #54
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