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ALL of the major holidays are pagan, which is why true Christians (like us) don't celebrate them. Catholics are NOT Christian and never were. Get your facts straight, please.

waypay1, Youtube 50 Comments [5/2/2007 12:00:00 AM]
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Submitted By: RoseThorns
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Redhunter

So you don't celebrate Easter or Christmas?

They started out pagan and were swallowed hard by the christians.

Catholics were the only christians before the reformations and splits from the main church body.

So, wrong. Get your facts straight, please.

5/2/2007 9:06:35 AM

Laurel

Er, merry Christmas?

5/2/2007 9:31:11 AM

Napoleon the Clown

Then Christianity died long ago.

5/2/2007 9:43:09 AM

anevilmeme

Least informed about their own religion award?

5/2/2007 10:19:31 AM

WritingIsMyReligion

No Easter? No Christmas? Then what the fuck's the point in being Christian?

5/2/2007 10:22:09 AM

Mr Smith

Thats funny, the Catholics say the same thing about you. Which one of you are we supposed to believe?

5/2/2007 10:23:58 AM

dykitty

Reformation, bitch.

5/2/2007 10:59:15 AM

szenah

Your doctrine and your Bible came directly from bishops in the catholic church. Much of what the early Christians believed got swallowed up when the institutional (catholic) church took over and a fourth century bishop decided which books should be included in the New Testament canon.

You don't know your own history.

5/2/2007 11:55:02 AM

Puck

Ah. another one.

5/2/2007 12:29:58 PM

Marty McFly

Independant Fundamental Baptists, Church of Christ members, and Calvinists all top the Fundie food chain. The only problem is, if you belong to either of the three sects, the members of the other two sects will consider your sect a \"cult\".

5/2/2007 12:35:27 PM

Firthy2002

I'm afraid it's you who is grossly misinformed.

5/2/2007 1:23:39 PM

Luis

No more Easter or Christmas for you then. And Catholics most definitely are Christians. They worship Christ, and thus, they *are* by definition Christians.

5/2/2007 2:09:18 PM

Garfield

Yes, yes, yes - that's how we pagans take over the world!

Hope everybody had a great Beltaine! :) (that's May day for you, that's when the witches meet to dance and fornicae with the devil! :rolleyes: )

5/2/2007 2:12:07 PM

NonProphet

Except, by the sheer fact that they worship Jesus as divine and believe in the Christian God, they ARE Christian. And the Protestant (even Baptist) denominations branched off from them.

Get YOUR facts straight, please.

5/2/2007 2:28:17 PM

John

The old \"nobody's a Christian except the members of our sect\" nonsense. Another sucker falling for the self-invented \"Baptist successionism\" myth, no doubt.

5/2/2007 2:56:19 PM

Matilde

If Catholics were no Christians, Christianity wouldn´t exist in the first place. And repeat it next time you celebrate Christmas or Easter. You´ll find many surprises.

5/2/2007 3:12:27 PM

anti-nonsense

CATHOLICS ARE CHRISTIANS!

5/2/2007 5:23:22 PM

Sophie

This quote made me burst out laughing - someone is clearly unaware of the fact that Christmas is celebrated as Christ's birthday.

And honestly, again with the whole \"Catholics Aren't True Christians!\" bollocks. If we aren't Christian, what are we? Muslim? :P

5/2/2007 5:23:32 PM

Brian X

Is there any point in trying to explain to these people that modern Christianity might not even exist without the Catholic church, and if it did it would have come from an Orthodox tradition, which is rather more mystical?

At the end of the day this is mostly Martin Luther's fault for championing a democratic Bible (something a lot of modern fundies don't seem to understand) while militating against critical thinking (the fact that short-bussers have been trying to kill each other over theological points over the years is a function of general assholishness; religion is merely the enabling excuse). The end result: a theological train wreck where the Bible is divorced from its cultural context and pop theology is the province of closed-minded retards.

No thanks. I'll take the ivory tower.

5/2/2007 6:09:13 PM

Mike

Aye laddie! Have you seen a real scotsman? Didn' think so.

5/2/2007 6:15:10 PM

Garfield

Another sucker falling for the self-invented \"Baptist successionism\" myth, no doubt.

Maybe its Baptists say the darndest things!

5/2/2007 6:20:52 PM

BurntBush

\"If I say it enough, it will become true\"

5/2/2007 6:35:45 PM

themann1086

So close, and yet soooooo far away...

5/2/2007 6:50:47 PM

Old Viking

Well you're missing out. You'd love the pagan Feast of Self-Gratification.

5/2/2007 7:41:38 PM

Allie

Fact: you're fucking stupid.

5/2/2007 9:27:00 PM
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