What Catholics are Free to Believe or Not

What Catholics are Free to Believe or Not Fatima relics miracles and about these and scores of other claims of the Catholic Faith most people are simply wrong including many Catholics They re mistaken about what the Church really requires

  • Title: What Catholics are Free to Believe or Not
  • Author: Fr. H.G. Hughes
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Fatima, relics, miracles and about these and scores of other claims of the Catholic Faith, most people are simply wrong including many Catholics They re mistaken about what the Church really requires believers to accept, and unclear about just what She s left to the discretion of the faithful To overcome these errors which can breed doubts and confusion in CaFatima, relics, miracles and about these and scores of other claims of the Catholic Faith, most people are simply wrong including many Catholics They re mistaken about what the Church really requires believers to accept, and unclear about just what She s left to the discretion of the faithful To overcome these errors which can breed doubts and confusion in Catholics and non Catholics alike the late Father Hughes here provides clear, succinct, detailed answers to what Catholics are bound to believe and practice, and what they re free to dismiss Without diluting or minimizing the obligations of Catholics, Fr Hughes eliminates many obstacles to the conversion of Protestants who find troubling or even objectionable one or non essential beliefs or practices of the Church From these eye opening pages, you ll learn The real reason Catholics accept the doctrines of the Church it s simpler than you may think The very minimum every Catholic must believe and do do you know where the line is drawn The worship and services that all Catholics must render to God Can you name them and the ones they are free to practice or not How inquirers and believers, as well can assent to the Catholic faith without knowing each and every one of her teachings Why the Church will not in fact, cannot ever ask the faithful to assent to a proven truth of reason Which miracles all Catholics are required to accept and the ones they can legitimately doubt plus, an easy way to tell the difference How revelation gives birth to and limits the reach of the Church s doctrinal authority That, contrary to popular belief, the Church since apostolic times has never taught a new doctrine and can Where the Church has authority over the conclusions of science and where She has none The religious obedience is due even to some non infallible declarations of the Church What, precisely, Catholics are required to accept in Church pronouncements about apparitions, relics, scapulars, shrines, holy images, and other popular devotions, and what they need not believeThese brisk, refreshing pages sweep away countless errors and confusions about the Catholic faith, showing Catholics and non Catholics that it is far reasonable and inviting than its critics claim indeed, the only faith fully the respects the conscience and intelligence of creatures while conveying the full truth to them about the love of God for them and their obligations to Him.

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