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WA Delegate: The Most Holy and Grand Empire of Christian Democrats (elected )

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Catholic is a community of Christians loyal to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. We hold traditional Catholic beliefs, including in the Trinity and the Immaculate Conception. With the Holy Spirit at our side, we are devoted to the Catholic faith.

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Embassies: Vatican II, Vatican, Saint Margaret Mary, Right to Life, Soli Deo gloria, Catholicism, Res Publica Catholicae Borgiae, Pro Life International, Coalition of Catholic States, Antarctic Oasis, Alliance of Catholic Nations, Westphalia, and Commonwealth of Catholic Nations.

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Regional Power: High

Catholic contains 76 nations, the 184th most in the world.

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The Largest Black Market in Catholic

World Census agents tracked "off the books" deals and handshake agreements in order to study the size of nations' informal economies.

As a region, Catholic is ranked 3,372nd in the world for Largest Black Market.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Kingdom of AggmarLeft-Leaning College State“Orbis non sufficit”
2.The Theocracy of RighteousistanIron Fist Consumerists“God is our compass”
3.The Hilarious Autonomic Mayhem of WinquilaCivil Rights Lovefest“Tyranny by minorities”
4.The Midnight Setting of Dragao da LuzCompulsory Consumerist State“If It's Fun, We Can Tax It!”
5.The Greater Holy Roman Empire of The Imperial Papal StatesMoralistic Democracy“Discere cupiamus veritas Dei est , quia nos veritas eiu”
6.The Theocracy of The Masses EmpireIron Fist Consumerists“Ad maiorem Dei gloriam”
7.The Theocracy of State of the Teutonic Order in PrussiaIron Fist Consumerists“With God, all things are possible”
8.The Theocracy of Roman Scottish UnionFather Knows Best State“Ora et Labora pro Hominis et pro Domine”
9.The Empire of LioncarnFather Knows Best State“Patria o muerte”
10.The Federated States of SeveraniaAnarchy“Honor, Loyalty, Discipline”
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Catholic Regional Message Board

The Most Holy and Grand Empire of Christian Democrats wrote:"Canon 1253: The conference of bishops can determine more precisely the observance of fast and abstinence as well as substitute other forms of penance, especially works of charity and exercises of piety, in whole or in part, for abstinence and fast."
Yeah, the USCCB canceled abstinence from meat on Fridays outside of Lent without really instituting an adequate replacement. U.S. Catholics, therefore, aren't currently bound by the requirement that you cite.

The USCCB removed the obligation of U.S. Catholics to abstain from meat binding under pain of sin. However, the USCCB in no way "canceled" abstinence from meat on Fridays outside of Lent, they only made it something you are no longer obliged to do. The USCCB, exercising their canonical right from Canon 1253 like you cited, still recommends the faithful to abstain from meat each Friday of the year as the preferred penance, but American Catholics may substitute it for some other form of penance. U.S. Catholics indeed are bound by Canons 1251 & 1252, it's just that they no longer are required to abstain from meat every Friday so long as they actually do a penance on Friday instead of abstinence. The USCCB did not and does not have the authority to "cancel" penances on Friday, they can only "determine more precisely" what the faithful are obliged to do on Fridays.

It truly is a shame that many American Catholics have taken this to mean that they are no longer bound by the U.S. Church to perform penances on Fridays. Technically, not performing a penance on Friday is something one must confess.

Malagasy Kingdom

How was everyone's Easter.

Patriae Dei

The Holy Empire of Religiouspeople wrote:How was everyone's Easter.

Pretty good. Family came from all over and we spent Easter together. How was yours?

Hello everyone, I'm new here, GOD bless all of you!

Winquila and Patriae Dei

Inevitably, the traitor's assembly has backed abortion in Ireland.

Referendum next year being floated by the government. Main parties supporting. It will pass.

The Counter Reformation of Oire wrote:Inevitably, the traitor's assembly has backed abortion in Ireland.
Referendum next year being floated by the government. Main parties supporting. It will pass.

Sad times

Christian Democrats and Katholskur

Hi! I'm new to the region and a Catholic revert on the Eastern side! :)

Winquila, PariaLand, Katholskur, and Patriae Dei

The Republic of South Republican Vietnam wrote:Hi! I'm new to the region and a Catholic revert on the Eastern side! :)

Welcome home :)

PariaLand and Katholskur

I have been broadcasting my local Masses online for 7 years. Would people here be interested in listening if I were to post the link here every time Father or Bishop or someone else is live?

2017 brings many surprises to our parish, two bishops will be here to say Mass here this year, I keep a blog with Mass times in Irish Summer Time, Fr. Roy is retiring later this year, we will have a new Parish Priest, Sr. Nicole and Br. Ramon will be leaving this year.

Jesus Christ the lord

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