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Catholic Beliefs

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A spirit and has no definite form or limitations.  He permeates the universe and is the same unchangeable substance from the beginning. Spiritual-incorporeal.
Holy Ghost
Third person of the Trinity, proceeding eternally from the Father and The Son as from one principle.  Is equal to the Father and Son in perfection.
Holy Trinity
Only one God (numerically), and three distinct divine persons: God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Holy Ghost capable of three personages.  They all have the same divine nature.
It makes possible for all the grace of salvation, by which sins are forgiven through confession. But His merits must be applied through the Sacraments to each individual soul.
By pouring, sprinkling or immersion. Baptisms of other churches accepted when performed as Catholic Church prescribes. Necessary for salvation. Infants baptized.
Did Christ Organize a Church while on the Earth?
Yes He did, and it has existed on the earth to this day and is known at the Roman Catholic Church.  Will not cease to exist.
Miracles are the divine intervention of the laws of nature.  Believe the miracles as recorded in the Bible and also others duly proven as such.
Probable Future Status Of Non-Believers in Christ
Man will be saved if he does all that he can with what he knows God commands of him.  If he does not he will be condemned.
Pre-Existence of Man
Christ, as God, was from all eternity. Do not believe in the pre-existence of man.

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