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  1. Matt Z. says:

    So they would be Protestant Jews? Because If the Jews convert but still practice Jewish traditions then they wouldn’t be Catholic.

    • Ron Conte says:

      The situation will be that the externals of the Catholic faith (and all other religions, but that of the Antichrist) will have been taken away. There will be few Masses, and then only in secret. The Jews who convert will believe in Jesus and in His Church. But they will not be able to practice the faith the way that we do today. It is sufficient for them to believe and be baptized.

  2. Sunimal Fernando says:

    “You are living in the time of great spiritual confusion …… You are heading for a future of pain and only those who pray will withstand the weight of the trials that are already on the way…….” .-Pedro Regis. –
    Pope Francis believes the Church is in a moment of “spiritual turbulence,” the pontiff is asking Catholics around the world to pray the rosary every day during the month of October for protection of the Church from the devil.-

    Pope asked Fr. Fréderic Fornos, S.J., international director of the World Network of Prayer for the Pope, to spread this appeal to all the faithful throughout the world, inviting them to conclude the recitation of the Rosary with the ancient invocation “Sub Tuum Praesidium”, and with the prayer to Saint Michael Archangel that he protect us and help us in the struggle against evil (cf. Revelation 12, 7-12).” –

  3. Sunimal Fernando says:

    Dear Ron,
    “spiritual turbulence,” ?

  4. Matt Z. says:

    Casey Cole, OFM states in one of his YouTube videos that the innerrancy of Scripture does not mean that every detail historical, grammatical, and scientific are perfect…but rather that what is necessary for our salvation is preserved without error? Is this statement true?

    • Ron Conte says:

      That is heresy. Every assertion of Scripture on history, science, morality, or faith is inerrant.

      “When, subsequently, some Catholic writers, in spite of this solemn definition of Catholic doctrine, by which such divine authority is claimed for the ‘entire books with all their parts’ as to secure freedom from any error whatsoever, ventured to restrict the truth of Sacred Scripture solely to matters of faith and morals, and to regard other matters, whether in the domain of physical science or history, as ‘obiter dicta’ and — as they contended — in no wise connected with faith, Our Predecessor of immortal memory, Leo XIII in the Encyclical Letter Providentissimus Deus, published on November 18 in the year 1893, justly and rightly condemned these errors and safe-guarded the studies of the Divine Books by most wise precepts and rules.”

  5. stefano says:

    Hi Ron, following from our previous discussion, I just stumbled on Paul”s letter to the Hebreus: “Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit…” (Heb 4,12), where he seems to refer to the spirit as a part of the soul.
    You were indeed suggesting that there are different definitions of spirit, so I thought it would beneficial if you could may be expand a little bit on it.

    • Ron Conte says:

      1. an angel is also called a spirit
      2. God is said to be spirit, by way of analogy; His Nature is not a spiritual substance.
      3. the Holy Spirit; the third Person of the Trinity
      4. the qualities of the human person arising from the close union of body and soul as one person
      5. an attitude, as in: be in good spirits

      4. The human person is made of body and soul. However, when body and soul are united, they form a single person. This union is so intimate that there are qualities that arise from the union which cannot be said to be solely from one or the other. Your mind, for example, is of the brain (body) and of the soul; it is due to the union of body and soul. When a person dies, their spirit ceases to exist, as body and soul are separated.

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