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A Refutation of Matt Slick's Exegesis of Matt 16:18

The Catholic Church teaches that Jesus entrusted St. Peter the Apostle with the unique office to be the rock or foundation to keep the Church firm in her faith and this mission has continued through St. 1,704 more words

Agamben, "The Mystery of Evil"

Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation in 2013 is looking to be a pivotal event in the history of the Roman Catholic Church–not only because it was the first papal resignation in centuries, but because of the very different path his successor, Pope Francis, is laying out. 193 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Listening to Christ's voice through the Church

“His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not be taken away.”

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord takes place on the 6th of August every year. 1,620 more words


Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula

Today’s feast day (prior to 1960, anyway) commemorates the consecration of the Basilica of St. Peter ad Vincula (“at the Chains”). That’s the basilica in Rome that houses a major relic of St. 126 more words

Saints And Blesseds

Papal Biographies: The Door Stops of the Kingdom

” . . . and he shall open, and none shall shut: and he shall shut, and none shall open.” Isaiah 22:22

I own several papal biographies, yet I’ve never read them. 234 more words