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  • Was The Papacy Established By Christ? (Part 1)

    05/01/2015 11:05:57 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 68 replies
    triablogue ^ | June 23, 2006 | Jason Engwer
    Was The Papacy Established By Christ? (Part 1) For those who don't have much familiarity with the dispute between Protestants and Catholics over the doctrine of the papacy, I want to post two introductory articles on the subject today and tomorrow. The first article, this one, will be about the Biblical evidence, and tomorrow's article will be about the early post-Biblical evidence. Roman Catholicism claims the papacy as its foundation. According to the Catholic Church, the doctrine of the papacy was understood and universally accepted as early as the time of Peter: "At open variance with this clear doctrine of...
  • Peter and the Papacy

    05/01/2015 2:36:22 PM PDT · by NYer · 834 replies
    There is ample evidence in the New Testament that Peter was first in authority among the apostles. Whenever they were named, Peter headed the list (Matt. 10:1-4, Mark 3:16-19, Luke 6:14-16, Acts 1:13); sometimes the apostles were referred to as "Peter and those who were with him" (Luke 9:32). Peter was the one who generally spoke for the apostles (Matt. 18:21, Mark 8:29, Luke 12:41, John 6:68-69), and he figured in many of the most dramatic scenes (Matt. 14:28-32, Matt. 17:24-27, Mark 10:23-28). On Pentecost it was Peter who first preached to the crowds (Acts 2:14-40), and he worked the...
  • The Primacy of Peter

    07/10/2005 5:27:58 AM PDT · by NYer · 111 replies · 2,705+ views
    Where Is That In The Bible | Patrick Madrid
    Among Catholic doctrines, those pertaining to the papacy tend to be the most misunderstood and contested by non-catholics. The following verses show the biblical basis for Catholic teaching on the primacy of Peter, the office of the papacy being established by Christ and allusions to the doctrine of infallibility. These doctrines reached their full development in the life of the Church only after centuries of contemplation and study, in councils and through the actions of the popes. And we should never forget that since the Church is likened by Christ to a “mustart seed” that grows and develops organically from...
  • Pope Urged to Ax 'Vicar of Jesus' Title

    04/05/2006 9:49:12 PM PDT · by Cato1 · 102 replies · 1,066+ views
    Moscow Times ^ | April 2005 | By Tom Heneghan
    Pope Urged to Ax 'Vicar of Jesus' Title By Tom Heneghan Reuters PARIS -- Pope Benedict XIV, who has dropped his title "Patriarch of the West" to boost ties with Orthodox Christians, should scrap more terms tagged to his name if he wants real progress, a senior Russian Orthodox bishop said. Papal titles such as "Vicar of Jesus Christ" or "Sovereign Pontiff of the Universal Church" were "unacceptable, even scandalous" for the Orthodox, Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev said in a statement published this week on his web site. "Only renouncing titles stressing the universal jurisdiction of the pope, and the ecclesiological...

    04/21/2005 5:18:03 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 1 replies · 322+ views
    TIME Asia Magazine ^ | 18 April 2005 | Chaim Estulin/Matthew Forney
    ".....China last month released a new circular, "Regulations on Religious Affairs," which, among other things, reiterates that all churches must be registered with the government. Most underground Catholics—China has about 5 million of them—have resisted. Police last month detained an underground bishop in Wenzhou city. And authorities have stepped up monitoring of underground congregations in the central province of Hebei, according to Catholics there. On the whole, though, local Catholic leaders are enjoying more contact with Rome than ever before. According to the Vatican, all but about 10 of China's 70 official bishops have been recognized by the Pope. Even...
  • Malachy's Prophecies - The Last 10 Popes

    02/25/2005 9:17:07 PM PST · by Ryan Bailey · 84 replies · 68,361+ views
    Malachy's Prophecies - The Last 10 Popes 1. The Burning Fire. PIUS X. 1903-1914. This Pope showed a burning passion for spiritual renewal in the Church. 2. Religion Laid Waste. BENEDICT XV. 1914-1922. During this Pope's reign saw Communism move into Russia where religious life was laid waste, and World War I with the death of millions of Christians who were carnage in Flanders Field and elsewhere. 3. Unshaken Faith. PIUS XI. 1922-1939. This Pope faced tremendous pressure from fascist and sinister powers in Germany and Italy, but he was an outspoken critic of Communism and Fascism which enraged Hitler....
  • Pope Denounces'Imbalance' of Wealth

    09/26/2004 8:30:20 AM PDT · by FITZ · 285 replies · 3,566+ views
    El Paso Times ^ | Sep 26, 9:35 AM EDT | AP
    CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) -- Pope John Paul II denounced the "imbalance" between the world's rich and poor Sunday and applauded efforts to eliminate hunger, like the recent U.N. initiative to increase funds for development. The 84-year-old pontiff had to stop for breath every few words as he spoke to a few hundred pilgrims and tourists in his last Sunday appearance this season at his summer palace in the hill town of Castel Gandolfo. John Paul has Parkinson's disease, making it difficult for him to walk and to pronounce his words. The pontiff said Sunday's Gospel passage about Lazarus, an...
  • Sept 11 "brain" linked to anti-Pope cell

    03/03/2003 12:06:33 AM PST · by kattracks · 21 replies · 401+ views
    Reuters | 3/02/03 | Ruben Alabastro
    MANILA (Reuters) - The suspected mastermind of the September 11 attacks now in U.S. custody was part of a cell of Islamic militants accused of plotting to kill Pope John Paul in the Philippines in 1995, intelligence officials have said. Officials in Manila described Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as the architect of another plot designed to crash a plane packed with explosives into the headquarters of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Virginia. That plot, dubbed Bojinka, also called for the blowing up of U.S. passenger planes flying across the Pacific, they said. "He was a part of the...

    08/15/2002 5:09:34 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies · 189+ views
    EWTN ^ | August 15, 2002
    PAPAL VISIT TO POLAND: HOLY MASS AT DIVINE MERCY SANCTUARY (2 ˝ HOURS) Saturday August 17, 2002 4:00 AM LIVE Saturday August 17, 2002 12:00 PM ENCORE Saturday August 17, 2002 7:00 PM ENCORE PAPAL VISIT TO POLAND: HOLY MASS WITH BEATIFICATIONS AT BLONIE PARK KRAKOW (3 HOURS) Sunday August 18, 2002 4:00 AM LIVE Sunday August 18, 2002 5:00 PM ENCORE Monday August 19, 2002 12:00 AM ENCORE PAPAL VISIT TO POLAND: HOLY MASS IN THE KALWARIA SANCTUARY (2 HOURS) Monday August 19, 2002 4:30 AM LIVE Monday August 19, 2002 9:00 AM ENCORE Monday August 19, 2002 10:00...