[Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

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[Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby Nalkarj » Sun May 13, 2018 12:37 am

The Pope made a decision. A Baptist lost his job.

Pope: H/A/M

Baptist: H/A/M
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Re: “De Citavate Dei”

Postby Balin » Sun May 13, 2018 4:26 pm

Pope: head of the Catholic church?
Baptist: follower of that religion?
True story?
Is the Pope currently living? Is the Baptist?
Did the Baptist lose his job immediately after the decision was made? Shortly after? Days? Months? Years?
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Re: “De Citavate Dei”

Postby Nalkarj » Sun May 13, 2018 4:45 pm

Pope: head of the Catholic church? Yes
Baptist: follower of that religion? Yes
True story? Yes
Is the Pope currently living? No Is the Baptist? Yes
Did the Baptist lose his job immediately after the decision was made? Shortly after? This. Days? Months? Years?

I should probably have done that “beware of Google and early spoiler” bit…
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Re: [Nalkarj] “De Citavate Dei”

Postby invisiblemimsy » Sun May 13, 2018 9:20 pm

Does it matter which Pope it was, if so [list of Popes]
Could it have been any Baptist? Was it a Baptist minister, or just a rank and file Baptist? Was the Baptist famous, or did he become so after this happened?
Did the Pope make his decision Ex Cathedra, or not?
Child abuse within the Catholic church relevant? Other scandal?
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Re: [Nalkarj] “De Citavate Dei”

Postby Nalkarj » Mon May 14, 2018 1:13 am

Does it matter which Pope it was, if so [list of Popes] Yes. John Paul II.
Could it have been any Baptist? It’s a specific person, but not someone famous or particularly important. Was it a Baptist minister, or just a rank and file Baptist? This. Was the Baptist famous, or did he become so after this happened? No.
Did the Pope make his decision Ex Cathedra, or not? He did not.
Child abuse within the Catholic church relevant? Other scandal? Child abuse not relevant, and no scandal.
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby invisiblemimsy » Mon May 14, 2018 7:16 pm

Is this to do with contraception, abortion, differences between the Catholic and Protestant religion? To do with the Baptist tradition as opposed to other protestants? Is it to do with the book of the same name? The old testament, new testament, apocrypha?
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby Nalkarj » Mon May 14, 2018 9:58 pm

Is this to do with contraception, abortion, differences between the Catholic and Protestant religion? To do with the Baptist tradition as opposed to other protestants? Is it to do with the book of the same name? The old testament, new testament, apocrypha?

No to all. No doctrinal questions, no religious disputes. Hardly anything to do with religion except for the individuals involved, in fact. (How’s that for assonance? “Individuals involved, in fact.” :D)
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue May 15, 2018 3:57 am

Had the Baptist been Catholic, then converted to Baptism?

Was the Baptist a writer? Is his profession relevant? His nationality?

Did the Pope announce his decision? In a Papal Bull?
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby Nalkarj » Tue May 15, 2018 12:06 pm

Had the Baptist been Catholic, then converted to Baptism? No.

Was the Baptist a writer? He…wrote often for someone else, but his job description wouldn’t be “writer.” Is his profession relevant? Yes, though the Pope’s decision affected other professions. His nationality? Yope.

Did the Pope announce his decision? In a Papal Bull? Not exactly in a bull—it’s an enforcement of old Church doctrine that had been lax for several years.
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby peter365 » Tue May 15, 2018 2:43 pm

Eating meat on a Friday relevant?
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby Nalkarj » Thu May 17, 2018 1:40 am

Eating meat on a Friday relevant? Good thinking, but not at all. :)
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby peter365 » Mon May 21, 2018 3:27 pm

Is attending mass relevant? Indulgences ? First Fridays? Commandments relevant?
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Re: [Nalkarj] De Civitate Dei

Postby Nalkarj » Thu May 24, 2018 1:27 am

Is attending mass relevant? Indulgences ? First Fridays? Commandments relevant? No to all. Catholic (or Baptist) doctrine isn’t relevant—the Pope’s decision here was mainly practical, not doctrinal.
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