Faith & Life

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The topic of the book's final chapter was the church, the point of which was that the two factions in the church should part company. There are many forms of Protestantism with a diversity of spirits which, alas, entered into the "swept and garnished" houses the reformers built for themselves." But Catholic authority requires Catholic priests to take vows of celibacy, which are contrary to human nature and create terrible stumbling blocks leading to sin (which is now being plastered shamefully all over the public media).

Pages: 464

Publisher: Fig; 1 edition (April 21, 2011)


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