MARTIN LUTHER ON PAPACY

Below are the testimonies of Martin Luther on the pastoral authority of the Pope in the Universal Church: “We concede — as we must — that so much of what they say is true: that the papacy has God’s word and the office of the apostles, and that we have received Holy Scriptures, Baptism, the…

34 Common Errors About the Spanish Inquisition | NCR

  The anti-Spanish Black Legend was one of the most successful propaganda campaigns in world history. There are very few tales as tall as the tales told of the Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition and Catholic Spain. Among the many, many lies of the Black Legend of the Inquisition are:   1. The major…

ISLAM: A RELIGION OF DESTRUCTION AND DECEPTION

  Muslims, the followers of Muhammad, insisted that Islam is indeed a religion of peace which teaches no offensive violence but only provisions of self-defense in times of war. Of course, that is a lie. Their so-called holy book, the Quran, is very much clear on how to please their Allah by neutralizing those who…

THE BIBLICAL ORDER OF THE HOLY MASS

  The New Testament was the Holy Mass for over 300 years before it was a book. You cannot separate the Holy Mass from the New Testament. The Introductory Rites of the Mass Priest: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit (cf. Mt. 28:19). Congregation: Amen (cf….

Cardinal Responses on the Questions on Liturgy

Wide-ranging questions on the Liturgy were answered by His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect-Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, at a conference in July held at “Catholic Familyland” in Bloomingdale, Ohio as sponsored by the Apostolate for Family Consecration. *** Does everybody have to stand until the last person has…

Where is Trinity in the Bible?

Where is Trinity in the Bible? “… and in a loud voice they cried out, saying, ‘Salvation [belongs] to our God who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb [our salvation is the Trinity’s to give, and to God the Trinity we owe our deliverance].’” — Revelation 7:10 (Amplified Bible)

COMMUNION BY TONGUE WHILE KNEELING

The most ancient practice of distributing Holy Communion was, with all probability, to give Communion to the faithful in the palm of the hand. The history of the liturgy, however, makes clear that rather early on a process took place to change this practice. From the time of the Fathers of the Church, a tendency…

DOES THE POPE CREATE SAINTS?

The Holy Catholic Church has always been accused of creating saints when she, through the Pope, is infallibly canonizing holy man and/or woman who are believed to be in Heaven enjoying the beatific vision of God. For the anti-Catholics, the Church has no authority to create saints since the Holy Bible is clear that those…

Where and How Did Cain Get His Wife in Genesis?

  QUESTION: “Good day! Please I need clarification on something about the bible. God created Adam and Eve, and then they gave birth to Cane who killed his brother Abel, and went to the land of wandering then found a wife. Now my question is HOW??? I mean what family does the wife belong to?”…