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Featured Catholic bishops advance effort to deny Biden communion

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by questfortruth, Jun 18, 2021.

  1. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    He is not a king. Because the king stands for Holy Spirit only. He is president. By definition, any president stays for every citizen in his country. But the people belong to two spirits: Holy Spirit and the evil spirit: "your father is the devil" (Jesus Christ). So, it seems reasonable and merciful to allow church communion to the president. It is his job, there is no other way around it (for the current planetary level of holiness). Simply, please make an exception. He is a good theist.
     
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    No Communion for Biden at a church largely led by religious extremists? How is he going to sleep at night now? What a loss for him and the world!

    I'm actually glad the impact of such religious fanatics is limited to merely trying to deny someone in power Communion. Imagine if they could actually enact laws or had any de jure constitutional power to influence state law.
     
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  3. URAVIP2ME

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    With the passing of time corrupted religion will find that the political world will suddenly surprisingly turn on her.
    With backing, the United Nations can be strengthened and prove to be God's ' ax ' used to turn on such religion.
     
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  4. Unveiled Artist

    Unveiled Artist Seriously?

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    I honestly do not agree Biden should be denied communion.

    It reminds me of this movie if you guys saw it through.



    I don't believe anyone should be denied a religious sacrament.

    *Cough*

    Amen.
     
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  5. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    At least we're not facing a Henry VIII situation.
     
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  6. SigurdReginson

    SigurdReginson Grēne Mann
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    Oof... Please don't tempt fate. :D
     
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  7. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    The king meeting with the pope might be in order.

    Wonderfully medieval!
     
  8. Jeremiah Ames

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    my only question

    does any thinking person watch fox news?

    just wondering
     
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    Just to let you know it is common in English to put an explanatory note in brackets after what you said. So this appears as though you are explaining to us that by your father the devil what you meant was Jesus is your father the devil :D
     
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    Despite the wishes of some, the US is not a theocracy. That Biden supports US law on abortion rights and does not try to impose Catholic teaching as law seems to me to be a plus as a senator, vice president, and president. IMO, he should not be denied communion.
     
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    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    No different than any other reporting agency out there.
     
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    a statement like that sheds a lot of light

    thanks for illuminating me
     
  13. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    Well that's the way news is today.
     
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    Yeah I saw this story earlier today: Catholic bishops back document that could lead to limits of Communion for Biden (msn.com)

    It was apparently not agreed upon by all the bishops.

    This is only a draft document. The final document is set to be vote upon in the fall. It would need at least 2/3 support from the bishops to pass, and even then, it would be up to individual bishops to decide how to implement it in their diocese.

    The cardinal in charge of the DC archdiocese said his priests would not deny communion to Biden.

    One bishop voiced opposition to the idea of politicizing the Eucharist and said that it could be weaponized for the sake of political partisanship.

    That last quote is interesting since it's suggested that the Church might lose credibility on other issues if they push too hard on the abortion issue. I would agree with that.
     
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    He’s not going to divorce Jill, marry a much younger woman, then have her beheaded?
     
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    Could President Biden choose another Church?
    Maybe it's time for all Catholics who disagree with extreme Catholic policies to leave Catholicism. ??
    I don't think that Jesus would give a hoot for Catholicism.
     
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    I find 1 Corinthians 11:27-29 is the biblical standard.
     
  18. URAVIP2ME

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    Yes, the US in Not a theocracy ( God ruled ) .
    Also, the US in Not the theocracy of the Middle East which theocracy means: rule by clergy class or clergy rule.
    Rather, biblical theocracy is the Kingdom that Jesus said we should pray 'God's kingdom come...'(thy kingdom come...)
    God's Kingdom (Daniel 2:44) is the theocratic government in which Jesus is King for a thousand years over Earth.
    - 1 Corinthians 15:24-26
    So, it is No wonder Jesus refused political office when it was offered to him at John 6:15.
    Jesus and his 1st-century followers remained 'politically neutral' and did Not even get involved in the issues of the day between the Jews verses the Romans.
     
  19. Jainarayan

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    Paul, who never met Jesus and argued with Peter, made it up as he went along, usurping Peter’s primacy and even Jesus himself. So yeah, take Paul with a grain of salt.
     
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    URAVIP2ME You Must add some commentary so I know the point(s) you're making.
     
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