I was born and raised a Roman Catholic. I think that a great deal of my political and societal beliefs have come from the fact that I grew up in a fairly progressive parish, which had a strong sense of social justice. As a result of this I still identify as a Catholic, Mrsdave and I were married in Catholic church and we’ve chosen to have Buster Boy and the Troll Princess baptised. However, if I’m completely honest with myself, it’s probably more accurate to describe me as a religious agnostic, I believe that there is a God, but I don’t claim to be in possession of the universal truth. For every thing I like about the Catholic Church, there’s another thing I can’t agree with, but I enjoy the ritual, the sense of community and the place that the Church has in my identity.
Which is why Mrsdave thinks it’s hilarious that I want a plenary indulgence.
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