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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...
Tim Staples
For Catholics, the role of St. Peter and his successors is made clear in Matthew 16:18-19 and the surrounding context:And I tell you, you are...
Tim Staples
"Do you know you’re saved so that if you were to die right now, heaven would be absolutely certain for you?" This "all-important" question is...
Tim Staples
Those who deny Mary’s perpetual virginity most commonly refer to two texts:Matthew 13:55-56: Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother...
Tim Staples
For millions of non-Catholic Christians, Jesus was using pure symbolism in John 6:53 when he declared to his followers, “Truly, truly, I say to...
Tim Staples
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified,...
Tim Staples
The divinity of Christ is an essential teaching of the Catholic faith. Indeed, any community of faith that would deny Christ’s deity ceases to...
Jim Blackburn
When I was in college, it was common for each professor to hand out a syllabus outlining and summarizing his course. I remember one syllabus in...
Jim Blackburn
Some time ago a young single friend confided in me that she was looking for a godly man to marry. She wanted a husband who shared her Christian...