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Current time: August 14, 2020, 6:46 am


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Yeah, it's FM's fault that RCC hates babies out of wedlock, but loves Nazis.
August 14, 2020 at 3:58 am
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lol FM is like: Some babies are in Hell according to Catholicism, right? Please validate my anti-religion biases. The answer he gets is one he doesn't like because it didn't turn out as bad as he was expecting. So he selectively quotes a verse from the OT to compensate for that. Checkmate Catholics
August 14, 2020 at 3:43 am
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Yeah, RCC doesn't want to have anything to do with babies out of wedlock like baptizing them or, if they die, bury them into consecrated ground. But if some priest or bishop who worked with the Nazis during ww2 dies, then they'll bury him into a church if needed.
August 14, 2020 at 3:11 am
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Back in late 77 the priest in my hometown wouldn't baptize my daughter because I was unwed. I asked...he said no...the consequences should be on him. That was pretty much the final straw for me with the RCC. Oldest was christened by a Presby minister whose son was a friend. The other two are on their own, I guess.
August 12, 2020 at 5:14 pm
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Current church thinking is that it is likely that unbaptized infants go to heaven just the same, because they would have agreed to baptism if they were able to understand how important it was.
August 12, 2020 at 6:20 am
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Of course they don't. The idea of limbo was concocted in order to get round this very problem: Apart from original sin, infants are sinless (they're done nothing to warrant hell). But because of original sin, they can't go to heaven, either.
August 12, 2020 at 6:19 am
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You don't think Church follows Deuteronomy 23:2 "A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD" and that's why it refuses to baptize and bury infants out of wedlock?
August 12, 2020 at 6:01 am
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Now, of course, the Church says that unbaptized infants go to heaven.
August 12, 2020 at 5:48 am
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It was more a punishment for the parents than for the child.
August 12, 2020 at 5:47 am
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No. They were buried in unconsecrated ground because illegitimate children can’t be baptized. They went to limbo, not hell.
August 12, 2020 at 5:46 am
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Well if the church doesn't want to bury them into a christian graveyard (consecrated soil) doesn't that mean that they see the babies as guilty?
August 12, 2020 at 5:32 am
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I'm not sure of the finer points of this particular dogma, but I think it's unlikely that the church condemns sinless infants to hell.
August 12, 2020 at 5:08 am
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Being born out of wedlock and being not being buried in consecrated soil aren't sins.
August 12, 2020 at 5:07 am
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Back in the day unbaptized babies were thrown into limbo and, of course, a baby born out of wedlock was bound to fall into that category - my oldest for example. Then the RCC did away with limbo...George Carlin did a skit where he said he hoped those babies got promoted. I don't remember it being addressed.
August 12, 2020 at 12:10 am
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Christians, How old is the youngest person in “hell”? For instance, all babies born out of wedlock were denied funerals in church graveyards.
August 11, 2020 at 9:02 am
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I once concocted a peanut butter omelet. I don’t recommend it.
August 4, 2020 at 4:25 pm
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Try scrambled eggs with tiny brine shrimp, if you like fish in your eggs.
August 4, 2020 at 12:26 pm
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One of the yummiest things I've eaten was a scrambled egg and sardine sandwich.
August 4, 2020 at 9:56 am
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That sounds gross, but I've tried weirder things and found them yummy
August 2, 2020 at 5:11 pm
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I like to eat a fresh baked sweet potato with peanut butter. I call it the G.W. Carver Special!
August 2, 2020 at 4:51 pm