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What is the correct terminology when referring to (Roman) Catholicism?

I recently saw a comment from a user saying that the term Roman Catholic is derogatory. Is this the widely considered to be the case? There are various terms I have seen applied to the Catholic ...
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Tradition v. tradition

So, if you're a Protestant, you probably think this Referring to one of the four historical sources of theology (Scripture, Tradition, Reason, Experience). Relates to questions that ask about ...
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Linking to Catholic Catechism

the USCCB finally has published an easily linked to catechism, which unfortunately only produces text based pages (but it's a start) http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/...
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Catholicism closed, anybody mind if I just ask those questions here?

Looks like my favorite church isn't getting a stack exchange site. There were lots of good questions on that proposal there, anyone want to help me ask them here? Also, should questions like ...
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Are scripture only answers to Catholic Scripture questions not answers?

If there's a question about Scripture, asking for a Catholic answer, do answers which only cite scripture qualify as not-an-answer? Case in point: Why did Jesus only appear in short apparitions to ...
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Should I tag with Catholicism when the question is obviously about Catholicism?

Just wondering if this tantum ergo question ought to be tagged with catholicism on account of it's inherent Catholicity. Obviously it doesn't hurt to put the tag on it, but the question isn't about ...
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Do you mean "According to the Catholic Church" or "Amenable to Catholics"?

When asking a question like: Why do Matthew,Mark and John not give narrative account of the Ascension? Is it reasonable to equate "According to the Catholic Church" with "What do Catholics think" ...
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Last question was to "broad"

I was looking if any one knew if the church does anything at all to promote mental illness. If this is still "broad" do not worry about it. What does the Catholic Church do about mental illness? mod ...
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Separate site for Catholics and Protestants

I was going through the different discussions and could see mix of responses from Catholics and Protestants. This creates a huge confusion in the discussion as the fundamentals of both denominations ...
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Big Catholic events, where are the questions?

Pretty depressing to have so few Catholicism questions when so much is going on. I kind of think that's because people don't think to go here and ask about current events - which are definitely ...
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Is this a Catholic site?

The questions on SE Christianity sometimes seem Catholic oriented. Is this a Catholic site?
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Would it be a problem to ask the question of historical proof of the existence of the controversial St. Philomena?

Would it be a problem to ask the question of historical proof of the existence of the controversial St. Philomena within the Catholic Church? I realize that this subject matter could upset some ...
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Should we have a "Holy See" tag?

We seem to be getting occasional questions that are more or less of a political/religious mix at times concerning Vatican City and the pope as the head of state. As a country the Vatican or Vatican ...
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Is there an option to communicate directly with other users? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get in touch with Pugnacio Scohottentot.
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If no one can answer my question

I asked two questions, haven't had a reason to ask any recently as I've been busy with babies and stuff. But here they are: According to the Catholic Church is the individual mandate in the ...
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What Closed Catholicism Questions would you reconsider opening?

I searched this list and compiled a list. I'm not going to mod-hammer open any of these, but I'd like people to take a second look because it'll give me a better understanding of exactly why things ...
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Should Catholic answers cite canon law?

I heartily don't think we should and this is why: the Catechism is a sure norm for teaching the faith. The Catechism has thousands of citations, and only 28 of them are from canon law. It makes ...
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Why must there be a Catholic Moderator elected in the next election?

This website has been in business for five years, one year for every hundred years since Luther posted his 95 theses. In that time we've had a good bit of Ecumenical (and Eschewmenical) dialogue. ...
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I want to answer someone's question

Why does this website operate on privileges and points? I came on here to answer a question from a genuine Catholic person about their prayers not being answered. I have lots of experience with God ...
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Are we ready for Catholicism.SE?

There are 669 questions with the Catholicism tag out of our 5555 questions. That's over 10 percent of our site. It's by far our most popular tag--more so than the tags [Bible] and [Jesus]. And that's ...
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