You know...khanster ...now that I re think it....how would you define a demi-god?? That should be a good place to start.
A demi-god is a being of limited power that requires worship from weaker beings.
The ultimate God is an unlimited Being that requires nothing of its creation. In fact, the ultimate God is invisible and unknowable. Such is the nature of the absolute infinite.
Here are some historical cases of human beings killing and slaughtering in the name of the Biblical God and other demi-gods...
http://blogs.usd.edu/anai/entry/the_cat ... nst_native
For fairness, the Catholic Church is not the only organized religion to prey like wolves upon its own flock and spread misery and suffering across the face of the Earth. The Protestants, fundamentalist Muslims, fundamentalist Hindus, Evangelical Christians, Mormons - LDS, Jehovah Witnesses, Gideons and many other fundamentalist religious factions of all faiths have all committed their share of crimes and atrocities against humanity. The Catholic Church is simply the first large world organized religious faction to finally confess and admit their genocidal crimes against humanity and ask for forgiveness. But first - we must thoroughly explore and understand and explore what terrible crimes they are genuinely guilty of - then - perhaps - we can find a way to come to terms with those awful crimes and possibly consider forgiving the Church and keep a vigilant eye upon them to insure they do not fall back into their naturally evil tendencies.