While one analyzes Catholicism in the light of biblical faith, one reaches an irrefutable answer and the outcome must also be carefully investigated. Many Evangelicals will be dismayed that such a question need even be asked. Moreover, the question will be totally abhorrent to those in ecumenical movements, such as “Evangelicals and Catholics Together” and “Christian Churches Together.” Thus, Read More
On September 5th 2000, the RC document “Dominus Iesus” (DI) was issued by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Carrying the full authority of an official Vatican decree, it declares the Roman Catholic Church to be the only “instrument for the salvation of all humanity.” DI has been “ratified and confirmed” Read More
Dear Friend, While apostasy is predicted in Scripture, it still comes as a shock to see it face-to-face. The apostasy in the October 31, 1999, Roman Catholic Church and The Lutheran World Federation “The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification was called “a milestone in Christian history” “the end of reformation” and other similar statements Read More
It has been 477 years since 1533; the year Henry VIII divorced his first wife, Spanish Catholic Catherine of Aragon, in order to marry Anne Boleyn. The respected historian, Merle d’Aubigne, places Henry’s divorce in its larger context, The conquest of Christian Britain by the papacy occupied all the seventh century…. The sixteenth was the Read More
by Richard Bennett and Michael de Semlyen On Sunday, March 12 2000, the first Sunday of Lent, the Pope presided over a solemn ceremony called “The Day of Pardon” in St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, in which he asked God for forgiveness for the historical wrongs of the Roman Catholic Church (RCC). The ceremony was presented Read More
By Richard Bennett Michael Novak was a Catholic apologist, a novelist, and a diplomat. He is especially known for his book, “The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism.” A highlight of his career, for which he received much adulation, was his article called, “How Christianity Created Capitalism.” In 2012, it still has prominence on the “Acton” website.1 Read More
By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The December 2006 issue of Christianity Today poses the question: “Will the 21st be the Orthodox Century?” It highlights the growing interest among Christians in the doctrines of Eastern Orthodoxy. Some people have even converted to Orthodoxy in the West. For example, Peter Gillquist and a number of former Campus Crusade leaders organized Read More
to be the most dangerous of the Catholic mindsets to pervade Christian circles.