Roman Catholic faith, by which pledge he deprives himself of the privilege of teaching his own offspring the tenets of his religion or of associating them with him in worship in his own church. The Protestant pledges on his word of honor that he will in no way hinder or obstruct his companion in the exer Cise of the Roman Catholic religion, b Ut no such assurance it exacted from the Roman Catholi C party to the marriage. "Marriage, Mixed." "The [Roman] Catholic party ought to seek the conversion of his companion before and after the wedding by means of good manners and industry, and above all by the example of a life sincerely [Roman] Catholic."—La Jesuit), Oct. In reply to the question, "May a [Roman] Catholic be best man or bridesmaid at a Protestant marriage?
Thi S means also that the Protestant must concede to the Roman Catholic party's wishes in all matters regarding birth control, the use of contraceptives, "planned marriage," etc., which are subject to strict regulation by the Roman hierarchy. Furthermore, the Protestant is required to submit to a course of instruction in the Roman religion by a priest before the marriage is performed, in order that he may understand well what the Papacy requires of the party to whom he is to be wedded. The Roman Catholic party is required to do all in his power to convert his Protestant companion to the papal religion. ( July, 1939), a Roman Catholic periodical published monthly by Passionist Missions, Union City, New Jersey, replied: "If such an office is part of a religious rite, it is not lawful for a [Roman] Catholic to act as bridesmaid or best man, for it would be communication with a false religion and a tacit approbation of it." Protestant writers on this subject urge that Protestant youth be shown the dangers involved in marriage with Roman Catholics, and that a program of education in this direction be diligently fostered in all Protestant churches.
During the Reformation, the term was hardly used outside of the German politics.
The word evangelical (German: Nowadays, this word is still preferred among some of the historical Protestant denominations in the Lutheran and Calvinist traditions in Europe, and those with strong ties to them (e.g. Above all the term is used by Protestant bodies in the German-speaking area, such as the EKD.
I am very strong in my religion but really believe that he is who I could marry some day.
Is there too much of a difference in the Baptist and Catholic religion for us not to be able to make us work?
Since we both know that we are saved and going to heaven when Jesus comes back, then don't we know the basics, and is that enough?
The word ), which refers to churches shaped by ideas of John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other Reformed theologians.
Protestantism as a general term is now used in contradistinction to the other major Christian traditions, i.e. Initially, Protestant became a general term to mean any adherent to the Reformation movement in Germany and was taken up by Lutherans.