Posts tagged "Papacy"
Lamentabili: The 65 Errors of the Modernists Condemned by the Church

Lamentabili: The 65 Errors of the Modernists Condemned by the Church

Listers, “there is no road which leads so directly and so quickly to Modernism as pride.” Pope St. Pius X fought with all of his heart and soul to defend the Church against the heresy of modernism. One of the gifts he gave Holy Mother Church was the Syllabus of Errors entitled Lamentabili Sane Exitu. As...
The 12 Step Biblical Guide to the Pope and Infallibility

The 12 Step Biblical Guide to the Pope and Infallibility

The pope leads the King's people according to the King's laws and at times must clarify those laws so the people may continue to live in full adherence to the King.
58 Questions on Why the Catholic Church is the Only True Church of Jesus Christ

58 Questions on Why the Catholic Church is the Only True Church of Jesus Christ

Since the Church can not err, it could never be reformed in its teaching of faith or morals. Those who say the Church needed reformation in faith or morals accuse Our Lord of falsehood and deception.
In Defense of the Papacy: 9 Reasons True Christians Follow the Pope

In Defense of the Papacy: 9 Reasons True Christians Follow the Pope

"And I will place on his should the key of the house of David; he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open. And I will fasten him like a peg in a sure place, and he will become a throne of honor to his father’s house."
10 Popes Comment on the Virtue & Intellect of St. Thomas Aquinas

10 Popes Comment on the Virtue & Intellect of St. Thomas Aquinas

Pope Benedict XV stated that “the eminent commendations of Thomas Aquinas by the Holy See no longer permit a Catholic to doubt that he was divinely raised up that the Church might have a master whose doctrine should be followed in a special way at all times.”
Rome is the Apostolic Throne: 24 Quotes from Alexandria, Antioch, and Cyprus

Rome is the Apostolic Throne: 24 Quotes from Alexandria, Antioch, and Cyprus

"O Holy Head, Christ our God hath destined thy Apostolic See to be an immovable foundation and a pillar of the Faith. For thou art, as the Divine Word truly saith, Peter, and on thee as a foundation-stone have the pillars of the Church been fixed."
Constantinople: 25 Quotes from the Eastern Fathers on the Petrine Ministry

Constantinople: 25 Quotes from the Eastern Fathers on the Petrine Ministry

"Since to great Peter Christ our Lord gave the office of Chief Shepherd after entrusting him with the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, to Peter or his successor must of necessity every novelty in the Catholic Church be referred. [Therefore], save us, oh most divine Head of Heads, Chief Shepherd of the Church of...
The Early Church in Jerusalem Followed the Pope: 7 Quotes from History

The Early Church in Jerusalem Followed the Pope: 7 Quotes from History

"In the power of the same Holy Spirit, Peter, also the foremost of the Apostles and the key-bearer of the Kingdom of Heaven, healed Aeneas the paralytic in the name of Christ." Cyril, Catech. xviii. n. 27
11 Reasons the Authority of Christianity Is Centered on St. Peter and Rome

11 Reasons the Authority of Christianity Is Centered on St. Peter and Rome

The importance of establishing St. Peter's ministry in Rome may be boiled down to authority and more specifically the historic existence and continuance of the Office of Vicar held by St. Peter.
The First 10 Popes of the Catholic Church

The First 10 Popes of the Catholic Church

Listers, we’ve catalogued the first ten Vicars of Christ for the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. Save the information on our first pope – St. Peter – all the information presented is taken from the Catholic Encyclopedia and links for further reading are provided.   1. Pope St. Peter (32-67) St. Peter held a...
4 of the Most Controversial Lists on St. Peter's List

4 of the Most Controversial Lists on St. Peter’s List

Listers, brass is mistaken for gold more easily than clay.1 It is easy to say the heathens and Hitlers of the world need Christ and His Church, but what of the Protestants? Are they saved because they worship Christ or is their Christ more a personalized term than a person? Are we prepared to critique...
5 Reflections from the Early Church on Saints Peter and Paul

5 Reflections from the Early Church on Saints Peter and Paul

Many modern day academics enjoy setting St. Peter and St. Paul in enmity with one another; however, the over emphasis of Galatians 2:11-14 by modern scholarship fails to acknowledge that even though they had a disagreement their mission of spreading the Gospel was the same.
18 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix

18 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix

“If it is impossible to separate what God has united, it is also certain that you cannot find Jesus except with Mary and through Mary.” - St. Pius X
The Apostles Appointed Bishops: 9 Teachings from St. Clement AD 97

The Apostles Appointed Bishops: 9 Teachings from St. Clement AD 97

"Our apostles also knew, through our Lord Jesus Christ, that there would be strife on account of the office of the episcopate. For this reason, therefore... they appointed those [ministers] already mentioned, and afterwards gave instructions, that when these should fall asleep, other approved men should succeed them in their ministry."
Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

"He [Satan] has invented heresies and schisms, whereby he might subvert the faith, might corrupt the truth, might divide the unity."
Virgo Potens: 8 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on the Rosary

Virgo Potens: 8 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on the Rosary

8 quotes by various Popes explaining the power and necessity of the Rosary in the Catholic life.
All Human Creatures Are Subject to the Pope: 8 Papal Quotes On Salvation

All Human Creatures Are Subject to the Pope: 8 Papal Quotes On Salvation

"The universal Church of the faithful is one outside of which none is saved." Pope Innocent III, ex cathedra, Fourth Lateran Council (1215 AD)
Can Non-Catholics Be Saved and 21 Other Questions

Can Non-Catholics Be Saved and 21 Other Questions

"We call the right by which St. Peter or his successor has always been the head of the Church, and of all its bishops, the Primacy of St. Peter or of the Pope. Primacy means holding first place."
When a Pope Writes an Emperor: 6 Quotes on Spiritual and Temporal Power

When a Pope Writes an Emperor: 6 Quotes on Spiritual and Temporal Power

"There are two powers, august Emperor, by which this world is chiefly ruled, namely, the sacred authority of the priests and the royal power."
Pope Pius II: 7 Quotes On Educating Young Catholic Men

Pope Pius II: 7 Quotes On Educating Young Catholic Men

"Unless boys are steeped from the beginning in the best books, their minds will be ruined and they will not be able to acquire good judgment." - Pope Pius II
Patrimony of Wisdom: 6 Quotes of St. Pius X's Exhortation to Study St. Thomas Aquinas

Patrimony of Wisdom: 6 Quotes of St. Pius X’s Exhortation to Study St. Thomas Aquinas

"A man can derive more profit from his books in one year than from a lifetime spent in pondering the philosophy of others” (Consistorial address of 1318). - Pope John XXII
A Great Tomb for a Great Pope: 6 Photos of the Grave of Pope Pius V

A Great Tomb for a Great Pope: 6 Photos of the Grave of Pope Pius V

Encroaching Islam, the need for a unified Roman liturgy, and the Catholic faithful being led astray by heretics are all traits the current time shares with the time of St. Pope Pius V's pontificate.
Proud To Be Catholic: 5 Videos That Stir The Soul

Proud To Be Catholic: 5 Videos That Stir The Soul

The following videos reflect that truth and display its vibrancy in an engaging and soul-stirring manner.