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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...
Karl Keating
My sister Karen says I’m wrong, but my recollection is that she had an elementary school classmate whose name was Belle. It was a fine Southern...
Robert P. Lockwood
Catholic urban legends are usually based on historical realities—the Crusades, the inquisition, the wartime papacy of Pope Pius XII—but...
Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
For Protestants who come to find sola scriptura insufficient to define true doctrine, the Orthodox church seems to offer an alternative that is...
Karl Keating
Robert McClory has a brand new book that seems to have been written in the 1970s. The title is As It Was in the Beginning: The Coming...
Karl Keating
Raphael Sanzio gets credit for a style of papal portraiture that lasted more than four centuries. It began with his portrait of Julius II (...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...
Anthony E. Clark
There’s a big difference between joining the non-denominational church around the corner and joining the one, holy, catholic and apostolic...
Tim Staples
Few texts have occasioned the spilling of more ink than Matthew 16:18–19:And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church...