at1with0 wrote:So a human is deciding who is and isn't worthy. That's some seriously F'ed up bS.
It may be F'd up to someone who does not believe the bible, but, taking that into consideration, pretty much anything bible-believers practice in accordance with our beliefs, would certainly be considered F'd up to the outside world.
The Catholic Priest was following Scripture, so, if there is something at fault here, it would have to be the Scripture itself.
Part of being a faithful believer is taking the bible at its Word, and being obedient to it. Bible-believing Christians are under a state of Grace and are to follow the commands found within the New Testament and the Creation Ordinances (i.e. Ten Commandments). I only say that because I don't intend to open up the old can of worms dealing with the Hebrew-specific Mosaic Laws, i.e. "Ok if you insist on following the bible, then why aren't you sacrificing animals and making burnt offerings from your flock...."