Monthly Archives: April 2014

What Catholics Believe, The Eucharist Part I

The following are some statements, in bold italics, about the Sacrament of the Eucharist in the Catholic Church. I don’t pretend that these statements are exhaustive, but they are major points on the doctrine of the Eucharist. The Sacrament of … Continue reading

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What Catholics Believe: Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation is an essential sacrament in the Catholic Church.  Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation constitute “the sacraments of Christian initiation.”  Therefore, the Sacrament of Confirmation is not an option for faithful Catholics, it is that which completes the … Continue reading

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A Catholic Layman’s Take on the "Twelve Differences Between Catholics and Protestants"

In researching a paper, I came across an article titled  Twelve Differences Between Catholics and Protestants.  The author did not say, in the article, what her affiliation was but claimed to be neutral for this article.  Here are her 12 … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Noah 2014

Noah 2014 –  “It’s a complete waste of time and money.”   So says my wife who went to see this movie on opening weekend.  One could say it is loosely based upon the Genesis account from the Bible – but … Continue reading

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Atheist v Christian Perspectives

The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.

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Can Catholic Doctrine Change?

A friend of mine posed the following to me… Thoughts? Change occurs in official (non-defined) Catholic doctrine like this:  1. The doctrine is insisted on more and more sternly and vigorously. 2. Then things go quiet. 3. Then it is allowed that … Continue reading

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