Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
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18-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
Hi,

My name is Ricardo Pedrosa, i’m from Portugal and i’m 34.
I converted to mormonism at age 14, served a mission at Portugal Porto and served as a Bishop of Setúbal 1 ward until 1 year ago.

Looking for answers to a member's questions i found out enough information to decide to leave the matrix of mormonism, then christianity, then the belief in any God or supernatural world. This happened during a period of three weeks.

I asked for my name removal from the church's member list.

I’m now an Irreligious Moderate Antitheist.

Irreligious for not professing any religion.

Antitheist for promoting the end of every religion as a propagator of faith or other supernatural superstitions.

Moderade Antitheist because I proclaim that the end of religions should come not by decree, but by informing and educating the individual.

In November of last year i wrote a book with my new philosophical-existential vision.

You can check it at abiblianaosagrada.blogspot.pt (portughese) - "The UNholy Bible"

Anyone here from Portugal?

Leaving faith and the church and declare it publicly was a trip in the desert in the beginning, but ok. Better alone in the desert, than inprisioned inside the cell of faith.

I've lived one year already as a free minded atheist and it's being the best time of my life so far.

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18-08-2014, 02:07 PM
RE: Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
Welcome to our community.


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And without so much as a mere touch, cut me into little pieces

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18-08-2014, 02:08 PM
RE: Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
Hello. I am from Portugal as well.

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18-08-2014, 02:09 PM
RE: Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
Welcome to the forum - I'm interested to know how big the Mormon church is in Portugal and neighbouring countries? Being in the UK the impression is that these countries are in the overwhelming majority Catholic if they have any religious affiliation at all - can you fill me in on whether this is actually true?


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18-08-2014, 02:12 PM
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Welcome aboard Smile

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18-08-2014, 06:20 PM
RE: Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
(18-08-2014 02:05 PM)ricardopedrosa Wrote:  ...
Better alone in the desert, than imprisoned inside the cell of faith.
...

Oooooh! Nice! Stealing that.

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18-08-2014, 07:43 PM
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Welcome. We have other ex Mormons here, if you use the search function you should find some very interesting threads about quitting Mormonism.

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18-08-2014, 07:45 PM
RE: Portughese Mormon Bishop Recovering from Mormonism
The mormon church in Portugal has about 35 000 names in it's records. Perhaps about 3 000 active members.
Being Portugal's population about 10 million.
The majority are non practicing catholics.

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18-08-2014, 07:51 PM
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My Youtube channel if anyone is interested.
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19-08-2014, 02:58 PM
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Welcome to the forum.

I hope the Mormons don't want to do this to you:



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