Sola Scriptura sounds good and right, so how can it be wrong?
Continue reading “Questions For Bible Christians”
Yesterday, we looked at Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s seven letters, written on the road to martyrdom and dripping with Catholic doctrine. And all by A.D. 110! Judge rightly and don’t get . . .
The Catholic Church claims an unbroken line back to the days of the New Testament; bishops standing in apostolic succession to the apostles of Jesus Christ and carrying forward the faith once delivered. The claim rests on good evidence. One link consists of seven letters from Saint Ignatius of Antioch. The link is so strong and the letters so Catholic-looking that they require a response from the thoughtful Protestant. The Ignatian evidence demands a verdict. Continue reading “Ignatian evidence demands a verdict, part 1”
Today, the Church celebrated The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Writing this 2,316 miles from home, I participated in Mass Continue reading “Aim for heaven and get earth thrown in”
As a Protestant, I objected that the Catholic Church taught doctrines contrary to, or absent from, Scripture. I was wrong. Continue reading “Straining gnats and swallowing camels”
John Henry Cardinal Newman
In the last post, we considered the witness of the Church Fathers and the peculiarly-Catholic doctrine of purgatory. Continue reading “Early Church Fathers and the Primacy of Rome “