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Jim Blackburn
One of the most misunderstood teachings of the Catholic Church is this one: "Outside the Church there is no salvation" (Extra ecclesiam nulla...
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...
Mary L
Conversion story
Jim Blackburn
Catholics recognize that Jesus founded only one Church. Vatican II’s document Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) states, "This...
Jim Blackburn
Over nearly two thousand years, people within the Church’s hierarchy have sometimes failed to live up to the honorable reputations befitting...
Karl Keating
"The highest and chief abomination of the pope."The phrase, describing infant baptism, is from the Schleitheim Articles, the first official...
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...
Jim Blackburn
From the very beginning of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther rejected certain Church teachings. These did not fit his personal theology...
Michael Schrauzer
Incipit from the Gospel of John, Lindisfarne Gospels, probably 710 to 725. Located in the British Library, London. What is the most important...
Jennifer Hay
According to a widely held Protestant belief, the first Christians got their truths chiefly from Scripture; apostolic teaching had only a minor...