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Do Poles like other religions than catholic?

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  ♂   Sep 1, 2006, 07:33pm  #1

is it 95%catholic in poland. what's the other 5%. are there protestants there.

do polish catholics like protestants. there are alot of trouble in scotland between catholics and protestants. especially after football match. celtic versus rangers

what are polish people's views on religion especially protestantism

cheers


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  ♀   Sep 1, 2006, 07:40pm  #2

I attended a catholic high-school in Krakow. With high discipline morals and nuns running around. On my way to school I would walk from the tramway, sometimes meet my friends and ocassionally would stop at a church to pray before school started.
One time we stopped at a Lutheran church. There wasn't much difference. Nobody kicked us out or anything.
I heard Polish people say that we all pray to the same God, and it doesn't matter what religion you belong to, as long as you pray.
Just my observations.

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  ♂   Sep 1, 2006, 08:01pm  #3

krysia my question was hun ( hun is short for sweetheart). and scottish people use hun or sweetheart all the time even if they don't know the person well.

my question was is poland 95%catholic. what's the other 5%. are there protestants there.

lutheran is a protestant sect. it's found in scandanavian countries>denmark etc

ok krysia i liked your observations there xxxxxxx

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  ♂   Sep 1, 2006, 08:24pm  #4

It is estimated that over 96% of Poles are nominally Roman Catholics. However, a 2001 poll indicates that only 58% of the entire population are active practitioners of their chosen faith. About 509,500 people are registered members of the Orthodox Church, 123,000 are Greek Catholics, 122,757 are Jehovah's Witnesses, and 87,300 are Lutherans (Augsburg). Other established Christian denominations include Old Catholic Mariavits, Polish-Catholics, Pentecostals, Seventh-Day Adventists, Baptists, Methodists, the Church of Christ, Reformed Lutherans, from ... http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Europe/Poland-RELIGIONS.html

Other religious minorities in Poland: Jews and Muslims,

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  ♀   Sep 1, 2006, 08:41pm  #5

Quoting: plg, Post #3
krysia my question was hun ( hun is short for sweetheart). and scottish people use hun or sweetheart all the time even if they don't know the person well.

Interesting.....
This Swedish-American guy calls me that too.......I was always wondering what that meant....hmmmmmmmmmm
I thought it was Swedish for "monkey-face".

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  ♀   Sep 2, 2006, 02:28pm  #6

I don't think that there are95% catholics in Poland . Maybe about 80%.
I think that Catholic and Jehova witnesses are rather hostile to each other.

But Catholic and other religions are quite friendly and co-existing in Poland.

Why in Scotland there are so much trouble between Catholics and Protestants?
I was reading about our polish footballer playing for Celtic who made sign of cross during game and got himself in trouble for this. Why?

Markos     Sep 2, 2006, 03:40pm  #7

Quoting: iwona, Post #6
I was reading about our polish footballer playing for Celtic who made sign of cross during game and got himself in trouble for this. Why?

If he (Boruc) was really a catholic he should have known it's against his religion to show such signs.

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  ♂   Sep 2, 2006, 04:22pm  #8

Quoting: iwona, Post #6
I was reading about our polish footballer playing for Celtic who made sign of cross during game and got himself in trouble for this


He got himself in trouble with whom? :(

Quoting: Markos, Post #7
If he (Boruc) was really a catholic he should have known it's against his religion to show such signs.


Why is it against his religion to make a sign of the cross? That sounds ridiculous.

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  ♂   Edited by: plg  Sep 2, 2006, 06:01pm  #9

ok thanks everyone for replying. BUT NO ONE HAS MENTIONED PROTESTANTS
ARE THEY ANY IN POLAND. do polish people ( catholics like them).according to your statistics 'OPTS' there is not any.

and krysia what are you referring to. hun or sweetheart. must be hun
no it is not monkey face. what do you take me for. i am a gentleman. :)
it's similar to sweetheart, babe, honey, dear, darling,stuff like that

why are they so much trouble. it it goes back along time i guess

maybe if you type catholics/protestants into your browser it will help instead of me typing forever(because thats how how it will take)

ok there has been alot of blood spilled over these two religions thats why. thats goes back along time

and as far as rangers and celtic go. without going into these two teams history . rangers and celtic are predominantly( which means biggest percentage) protestants and catholics respectively.

if you have any other questions on this i will be happy to comment.

and as far as boruc is concerned he did not get into trouble for crossing himself but for inciting the crowd. because of these 2 teams history, it's really something a football playere cannot do. why does he or any player have to bless themselves on a football park. it's not a church.

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  ♂   Sep 2, 2006, 06:11pm  #10

People
Nationality: Noun--Pole(s). Adjective--Polish.
Population (December 2005): 38.6 million.
Annual growth rate: Unchanging.
Ethnic groups: Polish 98%, German, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Lithuanian.
Religions: Roman Catholic 90%, Eastern Orthodox, Uniate, Protestant, Judaism.
Language: Polish.
Education: Literacy--98%.
Health (2004): Infant mortality rate--7.4/1,000. Life expectancy--males 70 yrs., females 79 yrs.
Work force: 17.0 million. Industry and construction--25.3%; agriculture--28.7%; trade and business--28.0%; government and other--18.0%
Information obtained from: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2875.htm

THERE ARE PROTESTANTS IN POLAND.

IN POLAND PEOPLE DO NOT ASK, ARE YOU A PROTESTANT, UNIATE, BABTIST, ETC.
I THINK, MAJORITY DO NOT CARE.

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  ♂   Sep 2, 2006, 06:29pm  #11

ok thanks "OPTS"

my question is now answered

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  ♂   Sep 2, 2006, 07:16pm  #12

You are welcome plg.

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  ♀   Sep 3, 2006, 06:38am  #13

Why is it against his religion to make a sign of the cross? That sounds ridiculous.

exactly I don't understand it.

We do sign of cross ac catholics.
My grandmother was always doing it before big travels...

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  ♂   Edited by: plg  Sep 4, 2006, 02:10pm  #14

crazy world

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  ♀   Sep 4, 2006, 03:03pm  #15

My grandmother always did it before eating.

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  ♂   Sep 4, 2006, 03:05pm  #16

yes crazy world hahahahaha

why?

incase food was shit

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  ♀   Sep 4, 2006, 03:08pm  #17

incase is spelled: in case. In case you want to know.....
she always did it before eating pierogis

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  ♂   Edited by: plg  Sep 4, 2006, 03:19pm  #18

that being the CASE i stand corrected

thanks for correcting me hun

what is pierogis

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  ♀   Sep 4, 2006, 03:27pm  #19

Quoting: plg, Post #18
what is pierogis

How old are you that you've never heard of pierogi?????????? Hmmmm...??

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  ♂   Sep 4, 2006, 03:36pm  #20

so your saying i am ancient- thanks. and we were getting on so well

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  ♂   Sep 4, 2006, 07:56pm  #21

Quoting: plg, Post #16
yes crazy world hahahahaha

why?

incase food was shit



I do make a sign of cross on a loaf of bread before I cut it into sandwiches. Why? Partly because Polish Catholics associate bread with Christ's flesh. The other reason is just to show respect and thanks giving for these gift. My grandmother taught me this. During the war they didn't always had something to eat. You never know what the next day brings.

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  ♂   Sep 4, 2006, 09:04pm  #22

Quoting: Matyjasz, Post #21
I do make a sign of cross on a loaf of bread before I cut it into sandwiches. Why? Partly because Polish Catholics associate bread with Christ's flesh. The other reason is just to show respect and thanks giving for these gift. My grandmother taught me this. During the war they didn't always had something to eat. You never know what the next day brings.


My mum also made the sign of the cross when cutting bread (its a bit difficult when you buy sliced bread though)

also when starting a car/train/plane journey.

Ps it good to see some people still maintain traditional values and are not scared sharing it...well done.

gavin     Sep 5, 2006, 05:09am  #23

Artur Boruc got himself in trouble with glasgow police for making sign of the cross it was viewed as inciting crowd trouble in which he got cautioned for (criminal record) ha ha you have to laugh don t you!Police investigated complaints from Glasgow Rangers fans who hate Roman Catholics who sing songs about killing catholics and cheered the death of the POPE.Basically Glasgow Celtic is a catholic team and Rangers Protestant and it all has a lot to do with Ulster Northern Ireland with celtic on the side of the nationlists(republicans)and Rangers with the Loyalists protestants who want to remain British.Scotland has a bad reputation for sectarism where even you or me wearing a crucifix in certain parts would result in abuse.Of course not all are like that.I try to see the funny side of it all.

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  ♀   Sep 5, 2006, 06:09am  #24

thanks for explanation. it seems to be lots trouble about religion here.
In Northern Ireland, Scotland...... I feel lost with all religions here. You have Church of England, but I guess only in England. What about Scotland? is it church of Scotland or just protestant?

Anyway, I suppose I would support Celtic.

gavin     Sep 5, 2006, 07:42pm  #25

Church of England and Church of Scotland are splits from the Protestant religion but are still Protestant faiths.The Church of England is a prosestant demomination of Christianity which was established by King Henry v111 of England.In 1534 he broke away from the Roman Catholic Church with the act of supremacy which declared the king of England to be the head of the church of England now the Queen.The monarch there for imposed Prostestantism with himself taking the place of the Pope. YES u should support Celtic!!!!!

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  ♂   Sep 6, 2006, 11:26am  #26

what a lot of rat's piss you talk.

protestants do not hate catholics

yo     Sep 27, 2006, 11:47am  #27

I am a ctaholic and i do not hate other religions :):)

yo     Sep 27, 2006, 11:48am  #28

i hate you protestant skum

Markos     Sep 27, 2006, 11:50am  #29

Quoting: yo, Post #28
i hate you protestant skum

If you are a catholic, you should not hate anyone - the word "hate" is not what you should have learned from the catholic religion.

uk     Sep 30, 2006, 10:58pm  #30

so strange MORE JEWISH live in IRAN then in POLAND

here is the link

nationmaster.com/red/graph/rel_jew-religion-jews&nofb=1



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