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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Catholic Church and the Truth of the Bible



THE hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church has published a teaching document instructing the faithful that some parts of the Bible are not actually true.

  • UNTRUE: Genesis ii, 21-22 "So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh; and the rib which the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man."
  • UNTRUE: Genesis iii, 16 God said to the woman [after she was beguiled by the serpent]: “I will greatly multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children, yet your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you."
  • UNTRUE: Matthew xxvii, 25 The words of the crowd: “His blood be on us and on our children.”
  • UNTRUE: Revelation xix,20 "And the beast was captured, and with it the false prophet who in its presence had worked the signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshipped its image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with brimstone."

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2 Comments:

Blogger Chimera said...

Add to this story the one about the 23,000 Canadian priests and nuns who are openly challenging the Vatican's authority regarding contraception, homosexuality, and same-sex-marriage, among other modern thoughts, and you have the makings of a huge religious reformation.

Again.

22/3/06 9:15 am  
Blogger Dikkii said...

Somewhat intrigued that the church has cherry-picked what's "true" and what's not, rather than cloaking the whole thing in the "may be true, may be metaphor" language that biblical errantists use.

It leaves the church open to claims that whoever formulated this list may possibly have an extra-curricular agenda, don't you think?

28/3/06 1:11 pm  

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