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The Orthodox Church 2: Saints, Relics, and Tradition

Praying to and Communion with Saints In the first article we looked at The Orthodox Church claims to apostolic succession, its teaching on baptism, confession, deification, and the Eucharist, and what it has to say about icons and Mary. The Orthodox Church consider that since physical death is not the end for a Christian and that those who have passed…read more →

The Eastern Orthodox Church

Orthodox Church Background With around a quarter of a billion adherents, the Orthodox Church considers itself to be the only true church and claims apostolic succession passed down from generation to generation from the apostles chosen by the Lord Himself. ‘Orthodox’ simply means ‘right doctrine’ in the same sense that theologians sometimes use the term ‘orthopraxy’ when referring to ‘right…read more →

Is The Reformation Over?

“My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry” (Js 1:19) As a pope courts popularity, saying things that sometimes startle, and then sometimes chime with us this is a very timely question. Just a generation ago the idea of any sort of relationship between Roman Catholics and…read more →

A Look at Catholic Teaching

This article seeks to compare some of the teachings of Rome with a mainstream evangelical Christian understanding of Scripture. Scripture references are from the New International Version and references are taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) 1984. Pocket Edition reprinted 1985. INTRODUCTION The Catholic Church has faced sometimes vitriolic attack from non-Catholics but this only serves to reinforce…read more →

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