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More than simply Catholic trivia, these are important concepts that can help us to better understand and defend our beliefs.In no particular order, these items have been compiled based upon my work at Following The Truth and my own study of the Catholic Faith. Women Will Never Be Priests – Often incorrectly lumped in with the subject of married priests, this is a doctrine that has been infallibly decided and will not change.However, their intercession can be extremely powerful and emulating their virtues can put us on the road to Heaven.While the above list only scratches the surface of the robust Catholic Faith, it provides a glimpse into the depth of Catholic teaching.Instead, it is an infallible recognition that men and women have different roles and that Christ instituted a male priesthood. Fridays Are Still Days Of Penance – Ask almost anyone and they will tell you that Catholics are no longer required to abstain from meat on Fridays throughout the year.However, the current Code of Canon Law (CIC) states that, with the exception of solemnities, “All Fridays through the year and the time of Lent are penitential days and times throughout the entire Church.” (CIC 1250) Furthermore, “Abstinence from eating meat or another food according to the prescriptions of the conference of bishops is to be observed on Fridays throughout the year unless they are solemnities.” (CIC 1251) In the United States, the bishops have declared that it is permissible to substitute some other form of penance, but we are still urged to fast from “something” in remembrance of the Lord’s death on the cross. The Bible Is A Catholic Book – Did you ever wonder how the Bible came into being?
Should we pray to Mary and the Saints or should we go “right to the top” and pray to God?
Every time I hear someone claim to be an “ex-Catholic”, a sense of sadness comes over me.
In just about every case, people leave the Catholic Faith due to a lack of understanding.
In a nutshell, the Catholic Faith teaches that we must worship God alone.
Mary and the Saints are to be honored, not worshipped.
In the Vatican Instruction, , the Church states “…in conformity with the traditional doctrine relating to the goods of marriage and the dignity of the person, the Church remains opposed from the moral point of view to homologous ‘in vitro’ fertilization.