Are Anglo-Catholics the True "Cafeteria Catholics"?
Ango-Catholics are people who, though nominally Episcopalian, engage in many Roman Catholic practices, such as eucharistic adoration (a practice condemned by Article 25 of the Thirty-Nine Article) and elaborate Catholic-like public rituals. Yet, they are okay with a married priesthood, divorce, and birth control. Are Anglo-Catholics the perfect example of "cafeteria Catholics" who select the pretty, the easy, and glamorous, and ignore the rest?
- 2 months agoFavorite Answer
Anglo-Catholics are a continuation of the Oxford Movement in the Anglican Communion that thought since the Church of England claims to be "reformed and catholick" they should ape Catholic ritual. Many, like John Henry Newman, decided that rather than pretend, they might as well become Catholics. Those who survived the 1845 departure and the 1990s stampede, still engage in Popish practices that the Catholic Church has long since abandoned.
- ANONYMOUSLYLv 62 months ago
IF YOU WERE TO LOOK INTO IT VERY CAREFULLY, YOU WILL LEARN, THAT THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IS THE ONLY ONE JESUS(GOD INCARNATE) STARTED, IT IS 2000 YEARS OLD ALL THE PROTESTANT CHURCHES ARE AT MOST 500 YEARS OLD. JESUS GAVE HIS CATHOLIC CHURCH THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF HIS CHURCH EVEN BEFORE THE BIBLE WAS FIRST FORMED BY HIS CHURCH. NO ONE HAD THE BIBLE BEFORE THE CATHOLIC CHURCH FORMED IT. HIS CHURCH IS A PACKED GOD MAN WITH IT THAT WILL LAST FOREVER. SEE HERE FACTS AND ESPECIALLY THE LINKS, PLEASE READ ALL>>>>>>>>>>>>
JESUS SAID TO PETER, PETER YOU ARE MY ROCK, ON WHICH I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH(UNIVERSAL)(ROMAN CATHOLIC) AND THE GATES OF HELL SHALL NOT PREVAIL AGAINST IT. THE SACRAMENTS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH WERE INTRODUCED BY JESUS HIMSELF(CONFESSION, WHAT SINS YOU FORGIVEN ON EARTH, THEY ARE FORGIVEN) NOW, HOLY COMMUNION(JESUS BROKE BREAD AND SAID THIS IS MY BODY WHICH WILL BE GIVEN UP FOR YOU, THEN THE WINE, THIS IS MY BLOOD WHICH WILL BE POURED OUT FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS. DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME. AND NOW BAPTISM, WHICH IS THE TRUE BORN AGAIN MEANING, AND THE MEANING THAT GOD IS THE TRINITY. WHEN JESUS SAID YOU MUST BE BAPTIZED WITH WATER, AND IT MUST BE IN THE "NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT. IF NOT DONE THIS WAY, IT MUST BE DONE OVER, THIS IS JESUS'S WORDS, NOT MINE.
SO YOU SEE PETER WAS THE FIRST POPE(EVEN THOUGH THEY DID NOT USED THE WORD POPE AT THAT TIME) AND JESUS INTRODUCED THE SACRAMENTS OF HIS CHURCH, EVEN BEFORE THE BIBLE WAS FORMED BY HIS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, NO ONE HAD THE CHRISTIAN BIBLE BEFORE THE CATHOLICS AND THEY WERE THE FIRST CHRISTIANS EVER..
SEE HERE FACTS>>>
THE ONLY CHURCH STARTED BY JESUS HIMSELF WAS THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THEY ARE THE FIRST CHRISTIANS EVER AND THE GATES OF HELL SHALL NOT PREVAIL AGAINST IT, SEE WHY OTHERS RELIGIONS SPRANG UP AFTERWARDS>>
BUT IF THEY DONT WANT TO LISTEN TO JESUS AND HIS CHURCH, THEN HE WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH YOUR FREE WILL, WHEN JESUS STARTED HIS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IT WAS ONE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, BUT GOD KNOWING MAN LET THIS HAPPEN AND THATS WHY THERE ARE SO MANY PROTESTANT DENOMINATIONS, >>>
MARTIN LUTHER A CATHOLIC PRIEST
DECIDED HE DID NOT AGREE WITH ALL THE TEACHINGS AND
BECAME A HERETIC AND WAS EXCOMMUNICATED FROM THE
CATHOLIC CHURCH, HENCE 39,000 PROTESTANT DENOMINATIONS. SEE HERE WHERE ALL CHRISTIANS WERE
CATHOLIC AT FIRST AND ALSO HAVE THE ONLY TRUE BIBLE >>>>>>>
The ONLY Christian church in existence for the first 1,000 years of Christian history was the Roman Catholic Church. All other Christian churches which exist today can trace their linage back to the Roman Catholic Church. Most non-Catholic churches which exist today are less than a century or two old by comparison. ALSO TRUE BIBLE READ>>>
The Catholic Church is entirely responsible for the composition of the Bible, which books are included, as well as the breakup of the chapters and verses. Protestants have removed some books of the Bible because some of the verses were inconsistent with their theology. Martin Luther was a prime offender in this regard, removing Tobit, Judith, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach and Baruch. He also made an effort to remove James and Revelations, but this was rejected by his followers and those two books were kept. Catholics are often accused of "adding" the books, but despite this common belief, it is false. Older, pre-Protestant, Catholic translations of the Bible include them.
NOTE, WHO FOUNDED YOUR CHURCH, CHRIST OR MAN, SEE HERE AND BELIEVE>>>>
- Anonymous2 months ago
Anglo-Catholics are Catholics who slapped on the label Church of England, later called Episcopalian,
- RayalLv 72 months ago
Any angels on a pin like to chime in? These sectarian differences seem pretty petty in the overall scheme of life on Earth.
So OTTO: are the JWs christian?
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- Not ApplicableLv 62 months ago
We recognize that a Reformation did happen and probably needed to happen. We also recognize that while many practices within Catholicism have value, still, many of the Catholic Church practices such as priesthood celibacies, divorce, and birth control came well after the early Church was established. The Episcopal tradition also has absorbed indigenous values from the British Isles which had a slightly different take on Christianity than what became the "official" Augustinian view. We have also re-evaluated some of the teachings of the Eastern church and seen fit to re-incorporate those perspectives into Anglican theology. Our views on the Eucharist, for example, more closely mirrors the Eastern Orthodox Church. In many ways, we are a bridge church between Roman Catholicism, Western Protestantism, and Eastern Orthodoxy.
- rustbucketLv 72 months ago
The Catholic faith has been decimated by so many other offshoots of the Christian Religion most are now so screwed up to the point they are worse than the Romans and Jews of 2000 years ago.
- OttoLv 72 months ago
Catholics are not true Christians.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Are you referring to Anglican, or the Church of England?
If that is what you are talking about, they never really changed much when they separated from RC's, mainly just who the head of the church was so that the king could get a divorce.
- 2 months ago
It’s worse than that because they do not have valid priests: so no Eucharist, no confession, no adoration. So they are cafeteria Protestants
- 2 months ago
If there is one thing a Christian really hates it is a slightly different Christian