Is it OK for a Christian to go to a Catholic church?

Catholics are Christians. A “Catholic church” is a Christian church. Basically any person, no matter what their religion can visit any other religious building if they so desire.

Can non Christians attend Mass?

Yes, the mass is open to all. All are welcome to attend. However, if you are not Catholic, you are not to receive the Eucharist. To do so without being baptized and in the Church is to commit sacrilege and bring condemnation upon yourself.

Can a non Catholic go to a Catholic church?

Anyone can join the Catholic Church, as long as you have faith.

Whats the difference between Catholic and Christianity?

Catholicism is the largest denomination of Christianity. All Catholics are Christians, but not all Christians are Catholics. A Christian refers to a follower of Jesus Christ who may be a Catholic, Protestant, Gnostic, Mormon, Evangelical, Anglican or Orthodox, or follower of another branch of the religion.

What happens if you take communion without being baptized Catholic?

In the Anglican Communion, as well as in many other traditional Christian denominations, those who are not baptized may come forward in the communion line with their arms crossed over their chest, in order to receive a blessing from the priest, in lieu of Holy Communion.

When should a Catholic be baptized?

In the same section mentioned above, the document notes clearly, “An infant should be baptized within the first weeks after birth” (No. 8.3). This teaching is also captured in canon law: “Parents are obliged to take care that infants are baptized in the first few weeks” (Canon 867).

Is confession only a Catholic thing?

As in the Catholic Church, confession is a sacrament heard by a priest. But it is encouraged rather than mandatory, and it can be heard by a priest from a different parish.

What should we say when witnessing to a Catholic?

A Catholic must see the truth for himself. Of course, it goes without saying that we who witness to Catholics must be in the Word and “prayed up.” We must be compassionate, not antagonistic, and we must let the Holy Spirit guide us. Our prayer should be along these lines: “Lord, You know the heart and the motives of this person.

Can a Christian witness be a godparent to an ex-Catholic?

A. 1. The Christian Witness, as the godparent / sponsor, must meet some conditions. – He cannot be a Catholic. (A ex-Catholic is still a Catholic, one who is under canonical penalty, having been excommunicated, therefore not in good standing with the Catholic Church.) – He must be at least 16 years of age. – He must be validly baptized.

What is the role of the Christian witness?

He represents the Catholic Church and the faith community into which the person is being baptized. The Christian Witness, although he may be a very holy Christian, cannot fully attest to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Can a Christian witness raise a child as a Catholic?

A. 3. Many Catholic parents are under the impression that should they die before their child reaches adulthood, their chosen Christian Witness will raise their child as a Catholic. They fail to realize that a Christian Witness is not a Godparent / Sponsor. He is just a witness!