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    After all the scandals, why would anyone think the Catholic Church is t h e way?

    I realize that we are supposed to embrace the unity in religions but how can anyone believe that the Catholic church was instituted by Jesus after all these horrible scandals?
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    Catholic Interested in the Faith

    Hello everyone. My wife and I are baptized, practicing Catholics. A few months ago, I read The Seven Valleys. It contains the finest, most beautiful meditations on God that I have ever read. That lead me to The Hidden Words. I am currently reading Gleanings from the Writings of...
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    The Seventh Angel: Identity in Baha'i and Catholic exegesis

    In this thread, I intend to consider the eschatological figure known as the 'Seventh Angel' in the Book of Revelation from a comparative Baha'i and Catholic perspective. William Blake drew a picture of this 'angel' from the Book of Revelation based upon the metaphorically described...
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    Prayers for our beloved Catholic brother Sojourner aka Steve

    Dear God watch over and protect our dear brother Steve through his cardiac surgery. Grant him a speedy recovery as you are the supreme physician. Let him and his family feel the warmth of your omnipresence. Allah'u'abha. Aidan
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    Ask a Catholic Part 2

    Do Catholics pray aloud?
  6. EternalStudent9

    Living With A Catholic Family

    It isn't always easy living with a family that does not share my beliefs about God, religion, or the path that society should or will take. It can be a struggle, especially when I am told that I should not even speak about my beliefs at times. At the same time, learning their perspective on...
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    Ask a Catholic.

    Sojourner, I think tongue in cheek, suggested starting such a thread. I think it a good idea and have started one in his name;)
  8. SoldierofAllah97

    Interfaith relationship: Bahai and catholic.

    Is it considered a violation of the Aqdas to engage in fornifcation (zina) if you intend to marry? Tolerant and polite responses please.
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    Learning from our Catholic brother Yeshua

    I want to single out our Catholic brother Yeshua. If you read Yeshua's posts, he shares his interpretation of the truths of the Catholic faith in such a beautiful way. He looks for commonalities between the Catholic teaching and Baha'i teaching, he never tries to show how the Catholic beliefs...
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    Catholic Response on Virgin Birth

    Was the Virgin Birth of Jesus Grounded in Paganism? | Catholic Answers
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    Catholic Herald article on rising intolerance in Indonesia

    "Earlier this summer, I spent a month travelling around Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation and third-largest democracy. It is a nation with much to celebrate, particularly its remarkable transition from dictatorship to democracy, and its reputation for religious harmony and...
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    Catholic and Bahai marriages

    Hello, I am a Catholic girl from Lodz, Poland. I just wanted to know if its usual for you to have interfaith marriages? What is your perception about it and all. I found some threads which are similar to my query, but I thought I post a separate one. My boyfriend is a non iranian bahai, he is...
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    Progressive Revelation, Salvation: The Fathers and Saints of the Catholic Church

    My dear Baha'i brothers and sisters, I ask the Holy Spirit to fill you all with his blessings! May God kindly give you his grace for taking the time to read my posting here. I have created this thread to reveal some fascinating things which many of you may not know regarding the theology of...
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    Positive statements from the Baha'i Writings on the Catholic Church

    I have recently been using "Ocean" a lot, which I must say is a most useful and innovative onlin library of religious scriptures! Naturally, I typed in the words "Catholic" and "Church of Rome," to see what came up and I was surprised by the amazing positivity I found! Many of these statements...
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    Getting to Know People of Other Faiths No. 8 - "The Baha'i Faith" (Catholic Church)

    Getting to Know People of Other Faiths No. 8 - "The Baha'i Faith" (Catholic Church) I have here, for your own pleasure, an official publication by the Roman Catholic Church on the Baha'i Faith. The Committee for Relations with Other Religions was set up in response to the promulgation...
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    The Buddha is a Catholic saint!

    Gautama Buddha is venerated as a deity or as a prophet in other religions. Some Hindu texts say that the Buddha was an avatar of the god Vishnu. The Buddha is regarded as a prophet by the Ahmadiyyas and is of course a Manifestation of God in the Bahá'í faith. Some early Chinese...
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    Ordination of Married Men and Women

    There was an interesting article in the herald sun today about an ousted Catholic priest "Father Peter Kennedy", who questioned the forced retirement of one of the most senior men in the church in Queensland (Australia). 1 The prematurely retired bishop Morris, had been among a handful of...
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    Catholic to Bahai, Questions..Concerns..

    I fully accept Bahai is my religion of choice, due the acceptance of the manifestatons revealed to the prophets. I grew up Catholic, I began getting into the glorious faith, learned alot from the holy scriptures.. But for some reason I wanted more..So I began researching, about Judaism...
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    Shi'ite Islam and Catholic Christianity

    (I meant to put this in the INTERFAITH forum. If a moderator would be so kind as to move it there, I would be most pleased) "The Church's relationship with the Muslims: The plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator, in the first place amongst whom are the Muslims; these...
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    Catholic Church and World Commonwealth (Government)

    The pressing desire for a World Government, a global federation of democratic states, is one of the most distinctitive hallmarks of Baha'u'llah's religious system and one to which I am very much attracted. Since I am Roman Catholic I thought it might be a nice idea to share with you on this...