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Dumitru Cornilescu: Former Priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Dumitru Cornilescu was born in 1891 in the village of Slasoma in the Mehedinti province. His father was a teacher, and his grandfathers both on his mother’s and father’s side were priests.  He felt the call to enter the priesthood and went to Bucharest to study theology. Dumitru was unhappy with the formalism and rituals.  Read More

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The Dubious Legacy of Pope John Paul II

A work in 1999 applauded John Paul II in the following words, “No other world figure has commanded the admiration he has enjoyed as the globe-trotting (over 1/2 million miles) Pope.  His kindly smile and fatherly wave have made the ‘Pope Mobile’ a legend.  Although they might disagree with his theology, both Catholics and Protestants have joined Read More

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The Biblical Mary Vs. Rome’s Counterfeit Mary

“By asking Mary to pray for us, we acknowledge ourselves to be poor sinners and we address ourselves to the ‘Mother of Mercy,’ the All Holy One.”[1]    Such is the superlative praise and veneration that Catholic teaching gives to their Mary.  The whole cycle of feasts of the Catholic Church is permeated with her festivals throughout Read More

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Papal Pretense to the Keys of the Apostle Peter

For most Catholics the authority of the Pope as derived from Peter is the main cornerstone of their faith. The others it is the lifesaver to fall back on, when all else fails. The Petrine primacy of the Pope is a historic holdover from the false decretals of Constantine and Isidore that we saw in the Read More

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The Apparitions of “Mary” – Divine or Demonic?

The important subject of the apparitions of “Mary” must be addressed in the light of Biblical truth because the message given in the apparitions is either from God, and thus for the instruction of the believers, or from Satan, and thus to the destruction of believers.  It is of such great importance because many of those Read More

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The Invincible Gospel & The Modern Evangelical Lie

BY RICHARD BENNETT “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, Read More

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The Immaculate Conception: Drama, Dogma, and Disaster

By Richard Bennett The Roman Catholic world is preparing to commemorate the promulgation of ‘The Immaculate Conception’ of Mary 150 years ago. Much has taken place already to celebrate this event and the climax is expected on 8 December 2004. Worship of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is standard practice in the Church of Rome. Read More