Snapchat Confessions, Hypocrisy and More Reasons We’re Ditching Church
Growing up, we were dragged to church every Sunday because “es pecado faltar a la misa.” Now that we don’t have mamá breathing all her Ave María Purísimas down our neck, we, and 59% of millennials, are ditching church because…
We’re Pro Gay
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TBH, we’re pro people in general. We believe he, she and they have every right to love whomever they chose. Love is great. But know what isn’t? An institution that preaches it, yet demonizes those who feel it.
Smartphone Confessions Exist
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Priests are using Snapchat to take confessions. How creepy is that?
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Like wake-me-up-when-this-is-over type of boring. We don’t want to spend hours of our lives listening to how everything we do will lead us to an eternity in hell.
Jesus and Social Media Don’t Mix
#JesusLives, @jesusontwittorr…Really? What happened to the sacred worship of God? Kim Kardashian’s latest cleavage shot and Jesus should never be next to each other on our Twitter feeds.
Sundays are Chill Days
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We’re hungover and have a brunch date to recover. Despite what mami says, those are perfectly valid reasons to avoid attending church on Sunday morning. Hours of loud preaching are more than our throbbing heads can bear.
We’re Rebels Breaking Tradition
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As much as we love abuelita, we’re not going to believe everything she says about the creation of the universe and other literal translations of the bible. We have our own minds, and actually like to use them.
We Don’t Believe in Magic
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It’s not so much that we don’t believe in God, it’s more like we question exactly how you take ribs from a man and poof! you create a woman.
One Word: Limosna
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Jesus built a church without money in his bank account. Why can’t Father Miguel do the same? I got my own bills to pay.
Religion is Not a Trademark
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They insist on pimping the “brand,” but we’d show up if they welcomed diversity and truly educated people on love and respect. What we don’t need are caramel lattes and free iPads for answering questions at the end of the sermon.
Women Kick Ass
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We have every right not to get married if we don’t want to, have kids when we chose to and be sexually active if we please. Oh yeah, using condoms makes us smart, not sinners.
We Do Church in PJs
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