Posted: Oct 28, 2016 12:18 pm
by Blackadder
Zwaarddijk wrote:
Fenrir wrote:They only lifted the ban on cremation in 1963. They are just trying to keep their grubby fingers on people's lives.

One grudging backward step at a time.

Have the catholics ever been progressive? About anything?

Supporting the abolishment of 'trial by combat' and 'trial by ordeal' - which were the pre-Christian systems of determining who was wrong - in most of Europe should count for something, no?


Yes indeed. Replacing them with the Inquisition wasn't quite so fluffy and beautiful.