Converted Catholics........
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(01-01-2010, 07:12 PM)i.p.i. Wrote: alaric,

you left out a letter in the header, making it unintentionally funny -- to me at least.

would COVERTED Catholics be those who became Catholic secretly (covertly)?    ;D

[i know you know how to spell convert, it was just a typo, and i don't ordinarily call people's attentions to their typos but this one made me laugh. no insult intended.]

believe me, i considered covert conversion in the early sixties but back then i doubt any priest would have assisted a 16 year-old  to enter the Church against the family's opposition.

i think a lot depends on your family, not your former faith, though that's certainly involved, too.  my parents were just mainline presbies but very anti-Catholic.  that made me suspicious early on because i observed Catholic neighbors who were very nice and did not seem to worship idols or the pope.

there are possibly nominal jews and muslims who wouldn't be too upset by a child's conversion; they wouldn't like it but they wouldn't disown or kill them.  but i may be wrong. 

anyway, protestant to Catholic is not generally easy for anyone, because of family and, often, friends.

I lived in Dearborn, Michigan for several years.  Dearborn has one of the largest Muslim communities in the United States.  There are also plenty of Jews in the metropolitan Detroit area.  In my limited experience, a nominal Jew has more issues with Christianity than does a nominal Muslim.  To that extent, converting from Judaism to Christianity is more difficult than converting from Islam to Christianity.  Again, this is based on my limited experience and my possibly distorted impressions.   
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Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 11:38 AM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by anamchara - 01-01-2010, 11:53 AM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 12:28 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 12:50 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Vetus Ordo - 01-01-2010, 12:53 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 12:55 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Vetus Ordo - 01-01-2010, 12:58 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by BrevisVir55 - 01-01-2010, 01:00 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 01:09 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Vetus Ordo - 01-01-2010, 01:16 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Vetus Ordo - 01-01-2010, 01:25 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by BrevisVir55 - 01-01-2010, 01:28 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 01:32 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 01:34 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-01-2010, 01:53 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 02:50 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by JayneK - 01-01-2010, 03:04 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 03:09 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Jesse - 01-01-2010, 06:16 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 06:25 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-01-2010, 06:40 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 07:12 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by anamchara - 01-01-2010, 07:40 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by anamchara - 01-01-2010, 07:53 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 08:07 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-01-2010, 08:18 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 08:38 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 08:53 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-01-2010, 09:03 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 09:39 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 09:43 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 09:50 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-01-2010, 09:56 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 09:57 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-01-2010, 09:57 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 10:01 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-01-2010, 10:05 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by JayneK - 01-01-2010, 10:19 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-01-2010, 10:32 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 10:37 PM
Re: Coverted Catholics........ - by Jesse - 01-01-2010, 10:40 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 10:45 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by libby - 01-01-2010, 10:57 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-01-2010, 11:11 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 11:22 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 11:27 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-01-2010, 11:31 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by alaric - 01-01-2010, 11:52 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-02-2010, 12:09 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-02-2010, 08:00 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-02-2010, 04:41 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-02-2010, 10:49 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Domini Canis - 01-02-2010, 11:00 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Historian - 01-03-2010, 03:17 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-11-2010, 02:58 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Arun - 01-11-2010, 03:13 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by littlerose - 01-11-2010, 03:48 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Satori - 01-11-2010, 11:00 AM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Arun - 01-11-2010, 05:38 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Jesse - 01-11-2010, 07:13 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by amasimp - 01-11-2010, 07:14 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by Arun - 01-11-2010, 07:20 PM
Re: Converted Catholics........ - by amasimp - 01-11-2010, 07:26 PM



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