""Why would you worship an omnipotent God that would damn these people to hell, just because they have never heard of Christianity?"
I don't. The Catholic Church actually teaches what is called "Invincible Ignorance", which…"
"I can't be 100% sure that my version of Hell, which is actually not my own version, it is that of the Catholic Church's, is correct. This is one of those things where faith comes in to play. You're right, other religions do have their…"
""Since hell doesn't exist, everbody's understanding of hell is a misunderstanding."
If that is the case then your understanding of Hell being non-existant is a misunderstanding.
"Nothing wrong with saying you can't…"
"Ok. You can see your family and friends and know them well enough to consider them personal. I know God well enough to consider him personal. We can know him through Scripture, Tradition, and through prayer. I know you don't believe that, but…"
I was born and raised Catholic and I still am. I like learning and researching about Catholicism in order to fulfill the command God laid out for all of us in 1 Peter 3:15, "Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have." I don't claim to have all the answers but I do my best to research the issues at hand and discuss them with anyone who is willing.
Why are you here?
To learn more about atheists and atheism. To try to help them understand the Christian religion, more specifically the Catholic denomination, by answering their questions.
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