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  •  ok now that's fuckin hilarious. (1+ / 0-)
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    Ahianne

    These same people have a OMG TEH BIBUL IS LITERALZ shit fit when it's pointed out time the whole "seven days" thing is a loose translation that really reads closer to "7 time periods".

    "What could BPossibly go wrong??" -RLMiller "God is just pretend." - eru

    by nosleep4u on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 01:58:58 PM PDT

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    •  The RC Church tends not to be so literal (3+ / 0-)
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      marykk, 4mygirls, Ahianne

      about Genesis.  (That's not to say that you don't find fundie Catholics.)  Catholics just don't get worked up about it.

      The late Joseph Cardinal Bernadin, archbishop of Chicago, used to big on the "Seamless Garment" pro-life ethic.  He was not only against abortion, but also capital punishment and thought Christ commanded that we care for the poor and hungry.

      •  Which was exactly why (1+ / 0-)
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        Ahianne

        the right wing of the church just hated him.  He'd get along well with Pope Francis, I think.

        If you think you're too small to be effective, you've never been in the dark with a mosquito.

        by marykk on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 05:05:34 PM PDT

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