I mentioned that I was going to have a meeting with a future priest and my friend. We begun and they just wanted me to ask all the questions, so I began with asking them to defied religion, and faith in their own words. We discuss if there is a Right type of faith and a Right type of religion, and to my surprise they are more confused than I thought - or maybe they are less confused than I hoped. The future priest did most of the talking, he tried to explained to me that there is not one Right religion or faith; that everyone is worshiping his God (the Christian God) whether they know it or not. I told him that if I was Buddhist, I could not possibly be worshiping the God of the Christian Bible, but he said I would be worshipping the same God - "People just give it different names, according to their culture."

As we continued with morality and ethics, they truly believe all ethics come from God but morality does not. I pulled out my bible and read to them Psalms 137:8-9 and 2 Kings (cant remember exactly) they were shocked that the bible could possibly say that.

Going back to God, religion and heaven........... I asked if I would go to heaven if I was Buddhist - he said yes. If I was Muslim - he said yes. Because to him, God loves everyone, regardless of your up bringings, and he would never let you perish in an eternal hell. I suggested he reads the bible more. Finally I asked him if I would go to heaven being an atheist. He said I will, (unless you have killed and raped or are Satanist). When I added what if I was a Gay Atheist, he backed up and said I was going against God's original plan; but in the end he said I would go to heaven.

Now that I know I will go to heaven!

It's my pleasure to say, I'm going to a gay club with this future priest xD TONIGHT!

Cross your fingers,

This is his "coming out" party.

B-)

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Comment by Natasha Kenny on July 24, 2010 at 5:56pm
It might be a little late to say this,but have fun.
Comment by Serotonin Wraith on July 25, 2010 at 11:52am
So if any good person can get to heaven, why does he want to convince you or anyone else to be a Catholic?
The pope reiterated a few months ago only Catholics are saved, so does he think the pope is not God's spokesperson?
Comment by D.M Barrera on July 25, 2010 at 11:53am
Well isn't it a good thing that he doesn't? The way I see it, he's more likely to liberate himself from religion. And that's always a good thing. I'm glad he won't make it as a priest :)
Comment by D.M Barrera on July 25, 2010 at 12:02pm
Well, he kind of sounded confused (i guess). He told me he doesn't believe the bible is the true word of god, or that everything in it is correct. And that no religion is the right one. He clarified that he didnt want to convinced me to his ways, he said he grew up that way and so religion is part of his culture (which being hispanic myself i can understand) and he feels good in it and believing in god. Weird.

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