“Had I left my Presbyterian denomination to join the Free Will Baptists or a dispensational Bible church or to an Anglo-Catholic parish (smells and bells, but not Roman smells and bells), things would have been simple. There would have been a sentence or two in the Presbytery minutes to the effect that I had “peaceably withdrawn” to thus and such church because my theological convictions were no longer in keeping with the Westminster Confession.
No one, however, is permitted to peaceably withdraw to the Catholic Church…”
Rule #1: Assume that all Catholics are idiots.
Rule #2: Get all information on the Catholic faith second hand.
Rule #3: Avoid Being “Deep in History”
Rule #4: Do Not Read the Church Fathers
Rule #5: Affirm “The Great Tradition,” but Don’t Ask What’s Included in the Great TraditionHow Not to Become a Catholic, Part 1How Not to Become a Catholic, Part 2