In "Why Be Catholic?" Catholic Answers Director of Apologetics Tim Staples reaches out to encourage those in the faith whose armor is strong, as well as those who are searching for answers themselves about what to believe.
Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of...
Crossing The Tiber "In Crossing The Tiber, Ray shares with the reader hia exhilarating journey into the Catholic Church. He convincingly lays out the issues that carried them over the ""uncrossable chasm"" and into the Catholic Church. Thoroughly documented with over 400 footnotes, Crossing The Tiber contains an extensive compilation of Biblical and Patristic quotations and commentary on the issues of Baptism and the Eucharist, as well as a thorough analysis of Sola Scriptura and Tradition. A must-read for those considering the claims of the Catholic Church."
"If you should acknowledge and love Christ you would give up not only all the treasures of this life, but even the glory of your crown itself to win eternal life."
~ Pope Urban II, at the Council of Benevento (A.D. 1091); explaining the boundaries of Holy Orders as set forth in Holy Scripture and in the authentic writings of the Apostolic Fathers (from the article "Subdeacon")