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Thread #149850   Message #3488329
Posted By: Bonnie Shaljean
09-Mar-13 - 07:20 AM
Thread Name: BS: Catholic religion response to 'today'
Subject: RE: BS: Catholic religion response to 'today'
> I think the Catholic Church has to get out of the business of compelling people to do stuff or not to do stuff. We've reached a point where a significant percentage of the laity are educated and sophisticated enough to make their own decisions.

> the Catholic church must remove the celibacy rule

Oh man, write it in caps, underline it, put it in red boldface.

Even without the scandals, they are losing credibility and followers worldwide in direct proportion to the extent that they fail at the above things. Sooner or later they'll have to implement such changes, if only as a self-preservation measure.