"I think the argument can go both ways. Latin is not entirely without its uses. On the one hand, it can be a unifying experience. In Toronto, where I am from, Mass is said in more than thirty languages every Sunday. Many…"
"I have problems with conducting mass in Latin for many reasons. The main reason is that, especially today, the church should be as accessible as possible. Conducting mass in the local language is simply logical. My other problem with it is that…"
"Stephanus, Been There, done that...back when the Tridentine Rite WAS Mass. I prefer the vernacular Mass that gets the congregants involved in the Service. In the old days, it was pretty much up, down, sit for homily, up, down, with…"
"I see what you're saying, but I wouldn't considered it "cheating" or "extramarital" for the single one, since a single person has no commitments to cheat against, hence the distinction between extramarital vs…"
"Play with it a little. First, imagine that in your universe, nobody ever cheats. So that's 0 hetero extramarital/amarital sex acts for women, 0 for men.
Uh-oh. Somebody did one. It's hetero, so there's 1 man…"
"A fetus is definitely an organism that is alive, and is definitely human; I don't see how that's not obvious. I mean, cells are replicating, what more do you need?
I think what's being argued here is when the soul (or something like…"