The Church’s role is to help people to heaven by teaching and sanctifying. Of course, people can ignore the teaching and reject the grace. If they do and end up in hell, they go there by their own choice.
Contraception is any act done either before sex, during sex, or after sex that is intended to prevent the conception of a new life. The Church has always taught that contraception is wrong, but it has used different reasons over time.
Jesus’ use of Abba continues to be regarded as an authentic expression of Jesus’ special relationship with God.
It’s superstitious – and potentially dangerous – nonsense, made all the more palatable through New Age proselytizing.
In the celebration of Mass the faithful form a holy people, a people of God’s own possession and a royal Priesthood, so that they may give thanks to God and offer the unblemished sacrificial Victim...
The 7 Corporal Works of Mercy are: to feed the hungry, to give drink to the thirsty...
Christ performed real miracles. He performed actions which the powers of human nature cannot perform, actions which make an exception to all the laws of Creation.
The Catholic Church has never taught such a doctrine. In fact, it has consistently condemned the notion that we can earn salvation. Only by God’s grace, completely unmerited by works, is one saved.
" We declare, pronounce, and define that the doctrine, which holds that the most Blessed Virgin Mary at the first instant of her conception"
Faith is a gift from God. You can’t earn it, and you can’t reason yourself into it. But if you don’t use your reason first, you may never grab onto it.