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The findings emerge from research into the notion of guilt by academics at the Religion and Society Programme, an academic unit based at Lancaster University which organises the regular Westminster Faith Debates.
The research included a You Gov poll of more than 4,000 people of various religious persuasions, including atheists, who were asked whether they would feel guilty if they used contraception, had an affair or sex before marriage and other issues.
Only 12 per cent of practising Catholics and nine per cent of nominal Catholics polled said they would feel any guilt about using contraception, despite the Church’s strong stance on the issue.
By contrast, a quarter of Muslims said they would feel ashamed of using contraception.
There is actually a good bit in the various Protestant faith traditions that does indeed contradict the Bible.
So, do not be afraid to engage non-Catholics in a discussion of the Bible.
Back to top If you want to call yourself Catholic, but you want to pick and choose for yourself which of the Church's teachings to accept and which to reject, you give everyone else who calls themselves Catholic the right to do the same thing.However, I don't agree with of the time that you are presented with a verse that "proves" the Church wrong, either: a) the verse has been taken out of context, or b) the verse simply doesn't say what they are trying to make it say.#2) And this flows right from #1, the Catholic Church can be defended from the Bible better than any other Christian faith tradition can be.A total of 57 per cent of Catholics said they would feel guilty about having extramarital sex, only one per cent higher than the general population.By contrast almost nine out of 10 Baptists and Pentecostals said they would feel guilty about adultery as did seven out of 10 Jews and Muslims polled.