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a lived-experience quiz

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jun 24, 2007

1. At a typical Catholic parish in North America you are most likely to be denied Communion if the pastor knows that you are:

A- the legislative sponsor for legal abortion
B- divorced, and remarried outside the Church
C- wearing the Rainbow Sash to manifest your opposition to Catholic teaching on sexuality
D- kneeling to receive Communion

2. In light of your answer to question #1, would you say that American Church leaders are most determined to uphold:

A- the dignity of human life from conception to natural death
B- the indissolubility of marriage
C- the proper understanding of human sexuality
D- their own policies

3. The last time your bishop openly expressed anger about a newspaper editorial, it was because the column:

A- attacked the Vatican for its opposition to condoms
B- blasphemed the Blessed Sacrament
C- mocked the institution of marriage
D- insulted the bishop personally

4. Your pastor most recently asked the congregation to be particularly sensitive to the needs of:

A- stay-at-home mothers of large families
B- Christians suffering persecution in other countries
C- people with a same-sex attraction struggling to be chaste
D- pastors

5. In light of your answer to questions #3 and #4, do you want to reconsider question #2?

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