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The Origins of the Authority of the Pope: The Historical Witness

Below is a collection of Early Christian writings that exhibit the belief of the Pope being the leader of the earthly Church.

Pope Clement I… 1,586 more words


The Origins of the Authority of the Pope (Part 2)

The Early Christian writing show us what Christianity believed from the time of the Apostles on through the centuries. Many of the First Christians were disciples of the Apostles and also their successors. 1,865 more words


The Origins of the Teaching Authority of the Pope (Part 1)

The Catholic Magisterium is the power of the Catholic Church, as given it by the Son of God, Christ Jesus, to proclaim the truths of the Faith. 1,028 more words


A Look at the 5 "Solae"

Sola Scriptura — (Latin) By Scripture Alone

Sola Fide — (Latin) By Faith Alone

Sola Gratia — (Latin) By Grace Alone

Sola Christus — (Latin) By Christ Alone… 2,218 more words


Where in the Bible...?

One of the phrases that I hear the most when having religious discussions with Protestants is “Well, where is that in the Bible?” I think that they should ask themselves, (and Catholics should ask them this too) “Where does the Bible say that everything Christian must be found in the Bible?” 90 more words


Prayer is War!

“Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” – Luke 10:19… 665 more words

Trogo: Something To Chew On

Explaining Christian Faith: Authority Matters

Outside of maintaining belief, authority is a critical component of faith. Christianity has many authorities which it appeals to: a deity, a holy book, clergy, the congregation, and family. 644 more words