Baptism of Desire and Theological Principles by Fr. Cekada
(12-31-2011, 12:17 PM)Old Salt Wrote:
(12-31-2011, 05:27 AM)Stubborn Wrote:
(12-30-2011, 09:46 AM)SouthpawLink Wrote: Stubborn,
Are you now arguing that a man cannot be justified without receiving the actual sacrament, viz. Penance?  Because Trent says otherwise:

Or are you arguing that there two different states of justification, one for the baptized and one for catechumens?  Please show me where the Church teaches this, if this is indeed your claim.

A man dying with perfect charity dies justified, in the state of grace and thus merits eternal life.  Even Trent states that the final cause of justification is the glory of God and eternal life (cf. Sess. VI, ch. vii: Denz. 799).  You've already admitted that an unbaptized man can be justified and in the state of grace.  That's the Catholic version of "being saved."

No, I am saying that nowhere does Trent teach that one unbaptized goes to heaven.
Nowhere does Trent teach that one who is baptized goes to heaven.

This is true. Thank you!


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Re: Baptism of Desire and Theological Principles by Fr. Cekada - by Stubborn - 12-31-2011, 12:36 PM

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