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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...
Karl Keating
"The highest and chief abomination of the pope."The phrase, describing infant baptism, is from the Schleitheim Articles, the first official...
Jim Blackburn
From the very beginning of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther rejected certain Church teachings. These did not fit his personal theology...
Jennifer Hay
According to a widely held Protestant belief, the first Christians got their truths chiefly from Scripture; apostolic teaching had only a minor...
I find myself disappointed by Fr. Longenecker’s unsound advice to Catholics as to how they should "deal with the paranormal" (...
T.A. Herdian
I was born in Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia, on April 13, 1978. I’m the third child in the family; I have two older brothers and one younger...
I am a new subscriber to This Rock, and I’ve found it to be very interesting reading. I would like to add a comment to Peggy Frye’s excellent...
While you normally do an excellent job in your Quick Questions section, I disagreed with your reply in March to the following query (page 43...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Some Christians claim that Baptism is not necessary for salvation, that it is an empty ritual symbolizing the inner conversion that has already...
Matthew A.C. Newsome
Do unbaptized babies go to heaven? A recent document by a panel of theologians causes a stir, as media outlets report—erroneously—that the...