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Catholics, weddings, and general headaches

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Feb 28, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi guys. My name's Max, I'm from the small Mediterranean island nation of Malta, and I'm in need of a little support from my fellow atheists.Let me start by saying: I am from a 98% Roman Catholic…Continue

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Ed replied to Maxine's discussion 'Catholics, weddings, and general headaches'
"It depends on how important being true to oneself is. What is your future wife comfortable with? Letting your parents decide on the ceremony is very generous of you. I would want no part of that especially since your wife is not catholic and…"
Feb 28, 2012
Kairan Nierde replied to Maxine's discussion 'Catholics, weddings, and general headaches'
"I would ask them why it matters to them.  If it were me, I would threaten to make my vowels a treatise on the love between two people in a world without God--or something so scandalous they would never want the relatives to hear it.  I…"
Feb 27, 2012
Kairan Nierde replied to Maxine's discussion 'Catholics, weddings, and general headaches'
"One year??  That is a lot to pay for nice pictures!!!"
Feb 27, 2012
Emperor Milos replied to Maxine's discussion 'Catholics, weddings, and general headaches'
"I know how you feel. I got married a year ago, and my wife is seventh day adventist. She and her family wanted a religious wedding, and I didn't.  But I looked at it this way, I love this woman, I want to marry her, and if that means…"
Feb 27, 2012
Robert Karp left a comment for Maxine
"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Maxine! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on…"
Feb 27, 2012
Maxine replied to Fadi Qassis's discussion 'What would you do (to be free) while you live among a theist family, coworkers, society?'
"Hi Fadi, I understand what you mean. I come from Malta and people are very similar here about how they view religion. We are religious because it is a tradition, many people do not even follow the religion closely, they are just in the church…"
Feb 26, 2012
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Catholics, weddings, and general headaches

Hi guys. My name's Max, I'm from the small Mediterranean island nation of Malta, and I'm in need of a little support from my fellow atheists.Let me start by saying: I am from a 98% Roman Catholic country. It is part of our constitution. We only just legalised divorce last year. Separation of church and state is not something that happens here.That said, most of my family are pleasantly secular if sometimes a little old-fashioned. They're not bible bashers or generally hypocritical, they're…See More
Feb 26, 2012
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I come from a very small, incredibly Roman Catholic country. It makes me twitchy sometimes.
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At 8:46am on February 27, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Maxine! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on twitter as RSAnative if you care to follow. Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

  

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