Apologetics Corner

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The Case for Purgatory

Non-Catholic Christians are often skeptical about certain teachings of the Catholic Church.  One teaching commonly under scrutiny is Purgatory.  Non-Catholic Christians argue that since Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice of death on the cross and conquered our eternal death, making it possible for us to join God in eternal life, therefore Purgatory is unnecessary.  Jesus […]

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Looking for some Catholic Memes?

Check out our new collection of Catholic Memes. Some are funny, some are pointed, but heck, they’re all fun! Here is our new collection of memes. If you have one you would like to submit, reach out to us! http://thepapist.org/catholic-memes/ Tags » Catholic, catholic memes, fun, memes, sharing, social media

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The Pursuit of Truth

My parents have always told me, “To assume makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.” While neither of my parents were Christians, they did have a valid point. We know due to our conscience, and natural social consequences, that to make assumptions about another person is a lack of charity on our part. What […]

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Does Jesus Ask You to Hate Your Parents?

“Whoever loves father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me…” This is a hard saying from Jesus, especially in its alternative form found in Luke’s gospel: “if anyone comes to me without hating his father or mother…” Would Jesus really ask us to hate our parents, even when the fourth commandment expressly […]

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I Was Hungry – My Conversion Story, Part II

Last month I recounted my unlikely conversion to Catholicism from evangelicalism after a spiritual tailspin during college. For brevity’s sake I didn’t describe the period of time between my first visit to the Catholic Campus Ministry and my confirmation nearly a year later, but now I’d like to share with my readers the doctrines and […]

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