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Al-Taquiaa is used by All Moslems

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Submitted by Russell Bonney (Australia), Nov 5, 2006 at 17:57

In the comment, the young lady makes a remark that the difference between Shiites and Sunnis is akin somewhat to that between Protestants and Roman Catholics. However, one should realise that the difference in the so-called Christian religion is not based on whether either party follows a certain man who lays claim to being anything like a "Prophet".

The difference is mainly found in the innate practices of both. The Protestant ones are fairly well based on the Bible, whereas the Roman Catholic ones are very much based on the various Papal Decrees and particularly on the many traditions that have been introduced over the centuries. The Roman Catholic Church has for many years past, printed a book setting out the various ones and when they were introduced.

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