15 results
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...
Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
Did the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism change the centuries-old Tradition that the only path to salvation is through the Church?...
Andrew M. Seddon
When I imagine heaven, I also imagine smiling saints—Aidan, Cuthbert, Columba, Patrick; an eighth-century Byzantine pilgrim to the Holy Land;...
Jim Blackburn
Catholics recognize that Jesus founded only one Church. Vatican II’s document Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) states, "This...
Chris A. Humble
The wheels were set in motion for my conversion to the Catholic faith at a Promise Keepers event in Dallas in 1995. For the first time, I truly...
Jennifer Hay
According to a widely held Protestant belief, the first Christians got their truths chiefly from Scripture; apostolic teaching had only a minor...
Patrick Madrid
Just as we ask our friends on earth to pray for us, we should ask our friends in heaven also. The Bible doesn’t support a "me and Jesus"...
Karl Keating
For some, breaking away from the Church may be the first step to becoming a good Catholic. From 2001.
I find myself disappointed by Fr. Longenecker’s unsound advice to Catholics as to how they should "deal with the paranormal" (...
Sebastian R. Fama
When I was a child, being Catholic was easy. Back in the 1950s, most of the people I knew took their faith seriously. My parents taught me as...