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Are Catholics too scrupulous?
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The question is too broad. "Are *many* Catholics too scrupulous?" To that I would say yes. However, if you look around, I hardly get the impression that Catholics are too scrupulous. The number of Catholics I know who know nothing about the Faith and care little about what they do know puts the lie to that idea.

There is a specifically Catholic species of scrupulosity, to be sure. It seems to be connected with a caricature of God looking to cast people into Hell for the slightest transgression. This seems pervasive in online Trad Catholicism; I'm not sure that's the case in real life.
O unashamed intercessor of Christians, ever loyal advocate before the Creator, do not disregard the prayerful voice of sinners but in your goodness hasten to assist us who trustfully cry out to you: Intercede always, O Mother of God, in behalf of those who honor you!
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Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by gracemary5 - 05-14-2018, 03:01 PM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by Melkite - 05-14-2018, 04:36 PM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by Dominicus - 05-14-2018, 06:34 PM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by gracemary5 - 05-16-2018, 04:48 PM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by gracemary5 - 05-16-2018, 04:51 PM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by aquinas138 - 05-15-2018, 07:53 AM
RE: Are Catholics too scrupulous? - by gracemary5 - 05-16-2018, 04:54 PM



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