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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. Ray Ryland
The early ecumenical councils were summoned to respond to heresies which threatened the Church's life. The doctrinal decrees of those councils...
Fr. Ray Ryland
Non-Catholics consistently deny the facts of history with regard to the papacy. They claim papal power only gradually arose in later centuries...
Fr. Ray Ryland
A favorite arrow in the quiver of anti-papal apologists is the assertion that in early centuries the Church in North Africa resisted papal...
Fr. Ray Ryland
From the first century on, the successors of Peter in Rome consistently exercised universal jurisdiction to preserve the truth and unity of the...
Fr. Ray Ryland
At the heart of all divisions among Christian traditions is the basic issue of doctrinal and moral authority. By what means do we determine...
Fr. Ray Ryland
Conciliarism is the hallmark of Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology. Eastern apologists hold that God intended the Church to be governed by councils...
Fr. Ray Ryland
For centuries, Eastern Orthodox theologians have tried to put their brand on Cyprian of Carthage, who was martyred in 258. They have hailed him...
Fr. Ray Ryland
Two generations ago an Anglican apologist asked what he regarded as a rhetorical and important question. Eastern Orthodox apologists of more...
Fr. Ray Ryland
Vladimir Soloviev was an ecumenical giant. Brought up Russian Orthodox, eventually a convert to the Catholic faith, he explained to his...