are catholics christians??
if u compare it to the bible...
- imacatholic2Lv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
Depends on your definition of Christian.
Most non-Catholic Christian denominations accept Catholics as Christians. A very few do not.
A dictionary would say that a Christian is someone professing belief in Jesus as Christ or following the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
Catholics would fit this definition.
In the Nicene creed, from 325 A.D., Catholics profess:
We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, one in being with the Father.
Through Him all things were made.
For us and our salvation He came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit, He was born of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
For our sake He was crucified under Pontius Pilate; He suffered, died, and was buried.
On the third day He rose again in fulfillment of the scriptures: He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
We accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. We are baptized as Jesus commanded in Matthew 28:19, "in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit."
We truly are spiritually "born again," we just don't usually use those words.
With love in Christ.Source(s): For a complete description of what Catholics believe, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church: http://www.usccb.org/catechism/text/index.htm
- Anonymous1 decade ago
First of all Jack Chick is no scholar. Jack Chick is driven by hatred, not love of the gospel. If you want to find out more about Chick tracts, then go to the link below.
As to your question, of course Catholics are Christian, who do you think the Apostles were?
- vanhammerLv 71 decade ago
Yes, I believe that Catholics are Christians, however I do not understand their worship of Mary or the saints, I still think they are christians.
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- Laptop JesusLv 41 decade ago
Oh sure. Use that fancy-schmancy uber-intelligent Chick track on them.
Yes, Catholics are "Christians."
- Anonymous1 decade ago
In a word, no.Source(s): _
- CristinaLv 41 decade ago