Which Church Father was elected bishop before he was even baptized?
Catholic Answers Senior Apologist Jimmy Akin explains the circumstances that lead to a Father of the Church being elected a bishop before he was baptized.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger Did the Catholic Church add books to the Bible in reaction to Protestantism or did Protestants remove seven books from the Old Testament? Much rides on the answer to this question, but there hasn't been a book, written by Catholics, dedicated to this topic since 1897! Now, in the book Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger, you can learn the whole story behind the lost books of the Protestant Old Testament.
"It is impossible for me to understand on what scientific grounds is founded this resurrection of the old materialistic view of the world that had its first great expression from Epicurus and Lucretius. Nothing that I can see justifies it."
~ Joseph Hyrtl; Austrian anatomist; renowned educator, author of classic textbooks on applied anatomy, chair of anatomy at the University of Vienna, Catholic.