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ancianita

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19. Thanks for your post. Maybe learn more about Sixtus V. He did some good stuff for administering
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 11:15 PM
Apr 2024

church growth, but the Reformation didn't drive that even though they existed in the same decades.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Sixtus_V

I think the power drive of biblical patriarchy drove church leaders away from Jesus and toward the pride of spiritual superiority over women. Which is why Urban VII changed Sixtus' decree three years later, since that patriarchal drive toward spiritual superiority over women doesn't square at all with Jesus.

Even in prehistory, much suffering was caused by patriarchy's soft and hard force used to dominate and own women and children, rearing its ugly head with patriarchal asshole rantings under cover of religion. Fast forward to now, when it's even more apparent that they know (or know not) what they do and will be judged as they judge.
Jesus said, "Ye judge after the flesh. I judge no man." John 8:15

As for religious assholes, it's been ADF and their exploitative asshole oligarch funders that have driven long held -- but wrong -- belief about an invented sin into civil law. Many pastors know this. Many pastors speak out against this.

Thank you. elleng Apr 2024 #1
ding. this . bookmarking. k&r. AllaN01Bear Apr 2024 #2
Might also look at Numbers 5: 11-31. multigraincracker Apr 2024 #3
I'm not Catholic or religious, multigraincracker Apr 2024 #4
I wasn't either for 15-20 years. But as our fellow Black Americans say, I got woke. ancianita Apr 2024 #5
I'm with you. I feel every one is untitled multigraincracker Apr 2024 #6
I even included that in my sig line when I joined DU almost 20 years ago DFW Apr 2024 #14
Gorbachev, an atheist, was an admirer of St. Francis and visited Assisi. shrike3 Apr 2024 #8
Thanks everybody for being respectful in this safe haven group. shrike3 Apr 2024 #7
A good post... surfered Apr 2024 #9
Thank you. ancianita Apr 2024 #13
I always thought the bigger "sin" was in forcing others to follow one's own doctrine... Wounded Bear Apr 2024 #10
God doesn't force. Neither does Jesus. They just call. ancianita Apr 2024 #15
I'm a Christian who had two children by IVF RainCaster Apr 2024 #11
I've never known any woman who had an abortion who regretted it, either. ancianita Apr 2024 #16
Check your facts about murder KJohnson Apr 2024 #12
From what I've recently read, the Catholic Church fights abortion more than any other issue in America. ancianita Apr 2024 #17
Welcome to DU shrike3 Apr 2024 #22
Deleted per request Warpy Apr 2024 #18
Thanks for your post. Maybe learn more about Sixtus V. He did some good stuff for administering ancianita Apr 2024 #19
Please remember where you are. This is a safe haven group. shrike3 Apr 2024 #24
I know, which is why I didn't question anyone else's faith Warpy Apr 2024 #25
We are trying to get everyone to stick to the guidelines. shrike3 Apr 2024 #26
Thank you mokeyz Apr 2024 #20
Hi there and welcome to DU! ancianita Apr 2024 #21
Welcome to DU. This is a safe haven group. shrike3 Apr 2024 #23
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