Category Archives: Catholic Church

How Will Jesus Judge Us?

On May 12, 2015, Pope Francis told his audience at the opening mass of the 20th General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis: … We must do what we can so that everyone has something to eat, but we must also remind … Continue reading

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Reincarnation

This is an old post I wrote several years ago. I am now reposting it. The Catholic Church and the Christian Churches do not believe in reincarnation. They consider reincarnation a threat to Christianity. I beg to differ. The concept … Continue reading

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The Bible, Church Teachings, Salvation

Christian Churches base their teachings on the Bible. However, the Bible was written by man, and man chose what books to be included in it. In addition, there are many different translations and interpretations of the Bible. Moreover, many human … Continue reading

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Veneration of Relics

It was reported on bbc.com that “[t]housands of Canadians across Canada have attended public veneration for the right forearm of St Francis Xavier”. Veneration of relics has been a practice of the Catholic Church for centuries. The relics venerated include … Continue reading

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Mother of God

Just as the Trinity doctrine is a man-made doctrine, “Mother of God” is also a man-made title conferred on Mary by the Council of Ephesus in 431. In my opinion, it is not proper to call Mary “Mother of God”. … Continue reading

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Going to Mass

To Catholics, there is no other religious service more important than Mass, which is a non-bloody re-enactment of Jesus’ sacrifice. However, God is not satisfied with this external ritual. And the same happens nowadays: a formal religious service giving due … Continue reading

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Is God Present in Churches

I have been to quite a few famous churches in various cities, St. Peter’s Basilica, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, the Patheon, Santa Maria Del Fiore, St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Holy Sepulchre … Continue reading

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