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Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Does the Church base the papacy on a single Bible verse? Hardly. The successor of Peter is more than just the rock upon whom Christ founded his...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Pope Benedict’s gesture to Anglicans seeking a way into the Catholic Church has raised hopes for Catholics and Anglicans who have long prayed...
Christopher Check
The concept seems peculiar to the modern mind: a religious order whose members fight in battle, often to the death. But at a time when all...
Fr. Ray Ryland
What authority did Jesus give to Peter himself? How to understand the difference between the Catholic and Orthodox positions. From 1997.
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Are Baptists the real practitioners of first-century Christianity? The claim is that early Christians were members of independent, self-...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Matthew E. Bunson
For most people the words “Germany” and “tyranny” instantly evoke the Führer and Nazism. But 60 years before Hitler’s rise, Catholics in...
Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
For Protestants who come to find sola scriptura insufficient to define true doctrine, the Orthodox church seems to offer an alternative that is...
Christopher Kaczor
"Love is not merely a sentiment," writes Pope Benedict in his first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est. "A sentiment can be a marvelous first spark,...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...