Roman Catholic church only true churc...

Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican

There are 665388 comments on the CBC News story from Jul 10, 2007, titled Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican. In it, CBC News reports that:

The VaticanA issued a document Tuesday restatingA its belief that the Roman Catholic Church is the only true church of Jesus Christ.

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Orville

Portland, OR

#398820 Oct 28, 2012
Clay wrote:
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Wow. So we say we don't worship Mary. But you say we do, so we do.
Get lost. You have allot of explaining to do in the 'baring false witness category'.


Do you?

Catholicism has historically worshiped the woman "Mary-Queen of Heaven" by praying to her & reciting the prayer/chant, "Hail Mary".

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#398821 Oct 28, 2012
I see no support from Scripture on the following:

Finally, the Roman Catholic Church teaches that when Mary's life on earth was completed, God miraculously took her into heaven. There He crowned her Queen of Heaven and Earth [966]:

The Blessed Virgin Mary is to be called Queen not only on account of her divine motherhood but also because by the will of God she had a great part in the work of our salvation....

In this work of redemption the blessed Virgin Mary was closely associated with her Christ.... Just as Christ, because he redeemed us, is by a special title our King and Lord, so too is Blessed Mary, our Queen and our Mistress, because of the unique way in which she co-operated in our redemption.

She provided her very substance for his body, she offered him willingly for us, and she took a unique part in our salvation by desiring it, praying for it, and so obtaining it....-- Ad Coeli Reginam(13)
Orville

Portland, OR

#398823 Oct 28, 2012
The Holy Word of Holy God is Powerful, alive and present....

The Word of Holy God is a book of power...

“For the WORD OF GOD is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart”(Hebrews 4:12).

There is NO book in the universe that can compare to the power of the Word of God. It was the very Word of God that created the universe. It was the Word of God that became flesh and dwelt among men and they beheld His glory as of the only Begotten Son of God. It’s been said,“If man could write the Bible, he wouldn’t and if he would, he couldn’t.”


There is no way possible that such a book could have been written by mortal men. The Bible is the only Book in the world that shows men their sinfulness and offers a plan of redemption. The Bible is alive because the Holy Spirit (God) speaks to us while we read it. God has promised to guide His Children into the truth through His Holy Spirit. God is the Author of the Bible, and the authenticator, not man. The Author-Holy God, will guide us if we will allow Him.
Fr Robert Dye

Muskogee, OK

#398824 Oct 28, 2012
Clay wrote:
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I never heard of her LTM. I would not put it past Ox (among others) to make up a name, Mary Ann Collins, for the sole purpose of spreading lies about us. This is not unusual LTM.. I know your heart loves Jesus and Our Lord loves you back. This should make you want to seek out the truth. If your team is baring false witness in order to preach their version of the Gospel, you best run.
Hypotheticaly, if Sister Collins was real, so what? The woman is an idiot for thinking she was worshiping Mary, and likely will be eternally regretfully for accusing her former Sisters of something they are not guilty of.
Again, false accusations against Catholicism (statue and Mary worship) are what brought me back into the Church and the fullness in the Holy Eucharist. I will forever be thankful for that JW guy and my wifes Evangelical friend who tried in vain to make me believe Catholics are worshiping Mary. I pray other potential victims of these people can recognize that a lie like that can only be from the Devil.
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Funny.
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I have a similar story.
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I was more or less a cultural catholic before college, but it was exposure to the Jack Chick and Alberto stuff caused me to examine whether what they were saying was true or not.
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When I found that Alberto got points of Catholic dogma dead wrong (very unlikely for a "Catholic Bishop and Jesuit," I started learning more about the Catholic aith, and even attended all the classes of the RCIA.
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Were it not for Alberto Rivera's lies, I would probably not be a priest.
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He's buried in an unmarked grave about two miles from my parish.
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I have celebrated mass a couple times at the place where he is buried, as a petition to God to have mercy on the man's soul.
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Rob
Orville

Portland, OR

#398825 Oct 28, 2012
Oxbow wrote:
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They wish she didn't....they can't stand to face the truth...


Correct. I do not know why? Other than it ios satanic .

Many people are scared of the Bible. The Bible scares many people because it demands an answer. Everyone must decide whether or not there is a Hell, a Heaven, a God, a Devil, eternal damnation, life beyond the grave, et cetera. Every single human being must decide these things. The Bible is a constant reminder that time is running out. You cannot read and familiarize yourself with the Bible without being convicted by the Holy Spirit of God for He is the Divine Author. John 3:20 tells us why many people avoid the Bible,“For every one that DOETH EVIL hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED.


The Bible-GOD, is a book of conviction. Many people will lose their eternal salvation because of their love for sin, because they refuse to admit that they’re ways are sinful. You see my friend, you can’t get saved until you admit that you’re a sinner, deserving of Hell. or they go to pay for their sins in PURGATORY. IE: "I am above Jesus".

If one is not willing to confess sins by admitting your wicked ways to yourself first and then to God, then you don’t need a Savior. Many people will not be honest with themselves. If there’s no crime, then there’s no punishment.
Orville

Portland, OR

#398826 Oct 28, 2012
Fr Robert Dye wrote:
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Funny.
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I have a similar story.
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I was more or less a cultural catholic before college, but it was exposure to the Jack Chick and Alberto stuff caused me to examine whether what they were saying was true or not.
.
When I found that Alberto got points of Catholic dogma dead wrong (very unlikely for a "Catholic Bishop and Jesuit," I started learning more about the Catholic aith, and even attended all the classes of the RCIA.
.
Were it not for Alberto Rivera's lies, I would probably not be a priest.
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He's buried in an unmarked grave about two miles from my parish.
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I have celebrated mass a couple times at the place where he is buried, as a petition to God to have mercy on the man's soul.
.
Rob
Robert,
Holy God already had mercy upon Alberto Rivera's life. During his life he had ample opportunity to submit to God's Hooly Christ-Jesus. Thats it brother. This is it brother, here & know. This is the trial. Once we pass from here, trial ends. Man is either saved by the Holy Christ in that person. or not.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

"ISA 53:1.--6 "MATT 10:27"

#398827 Oct 28, 2012
Oxbow wrote:
I see no support from Scripture on the following:
Finally, the Roman Catholic Church teaches that when Mary's life on earth was completed, God miraculously took her into heaven. There He crowned her Queen of Heaven and Earth [966]:
The Blessed Virgin Mary is to be called Queen not only on account of her divine motherhood but also because by the will of God she had a great part in the work of our salvation....
In this work of redemption the blessed Virgin Mary was closely associated with her Christ.... Just as Christ, because he redeemed us, is by a special title our King and Lord, so too is Blessed Mary, our Queen and our Mistress, because of the unique way in which she co-operated in our redemption.
She provided her very substance for his body, she offered him willingly for us, and she took a unique part in our salvation by desiring it, praying for it, and so obtaining it....-- Ad Coeli Reginam(13)
~~~

I see no support from Scripture on the following:

You see no support for all the myths about Mary ..(the Mother of Jesus)

because none is there...just as there is no support in the Bible

FOR

Peter being the first pope....

papal succession,...

communication with the dead Saints.

transubstantiation...

extreme unction...

confessional booths...

saying the rosary...

baptism of babies...

the use and presence of statues, idols and icons...in worship.

Sundry other fables that have been invented...that destroys the simplistic plan of redemption as set forth in the Bible

which example is...

Act 16:30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?

Act 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.

Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.

Act 16:33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

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Rom 10:6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven?(that is, to bring Christ down from above:)

Rom 10:7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep?(that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)

Rom 10:8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

Rom 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

Rom 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Rom 10:11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.

Rom 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

"ISA 53:1.--6 "MATT 10:27"

#398828 Oct 28, 2012
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
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I see no support from Scripture on the following:
You see no support for all the myths about Mary ..(the Mother of Jesus)
because none is there...just as there is no support in the Bible
FOR
Peter being the first pope....
papal succession,...
communication with the dead Saints.
transubstantiation...
extreme unction...
confessional booths...
saying the rosary...
baptism of babies...
the use and presence of statues, idols and icons...in worship.
Sundry other fables that have been invented...that destroys the simplistic plan of redemption as set forth in the Bible
which example is...
Act 16:30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Act 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
Act 16:33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
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Rom 10:6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven?(that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
Rom 10:7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep?(that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)
Rom 10:8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
Rom 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Rom 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Rom 10:11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Rom 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Another example of one receiving salvation ...sans the fables of the Roman Catholic church is

Act 8:35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.

Act 8:36 And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?

Act 8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

Act 8:38 And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.

Act 8:39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

Why all these unnecessary calisthenics been added ..

TO GOD'S SIMPLISTIC PLAN OF SALVATION/redemption ....IS BEYOND COMPREHENSION..

Men that require more than God does... are playing God themselves....

the have become a part of the problem

as apposed to being a part OF the

solution...TO MANS NEED OF A SAVIOR FOR FORGIVENESS OF SINS...

WHICH IS GIVEN FREELY AND SIMPLISTICALLY BY THE HOLY SPIRIT IN GOD'S

HOLY INSPIRED WORD.
Orville

Portland, OR

#398829 Oct 28, 2012
The Word of God Became Incarnate

We learn from various Scriptures that the Bible is more than just a book, it is a person.“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and THE WORD WAS GOD”(John 1:1).“And THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH, and dwelt among us,(and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth”(John 1:14).

Jesus the Holy Christ, is the LIVING WORD, the Bible is the WRITTEN WORD.

Jesus is the Word of God.“And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD”(Revelation 19:13).

Let me say, to spend time with God’s Word is to spend time with God. If we obey the Bible, we are obeying God. If we don’t believe the Bible, we are denying Holy God-Jesus.









Jesus is the Word of God.“And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD”(Revelation 19:13).

Since: Nov 08

usa

#398830 Oct 28, 2012
funny i post historical facts that proves the church wrong on apostolic succession,and no one tries to prove mre wrong,it's as if all catholics run and hide in fear to speak against the church.

Since: Nov 08

usa

#398831 Oct 28, 2012
so far 15 people have died from this east coast storm,how come god did not direct this storm out to sea and save these people??

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#398832 Oct 28, 2012
Orville wrote:
The Word of God Became Incarnate
We learn from various Scriptures that the Bible is more than just a book, it is a person.“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and THE WORD WAS GOD”(John 1:1).“And THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH, and dwelt among us,(and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth”(John 1:14).
Jesus the Holy Christ, is the LIVING WORD, the Bible is the WRITTEN WORD.
Jesus is the Word of God.“And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD”(Revelation 19:13).
Let me say, to spend time with God’s Word is to spend time with God. If we obey the Bible, we are obeying God. If we don’t believe the Bible, we are denying Holy God-Jesus.
Jesus is the Word of God.“And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD”(Revelation 19:13).
good friend

Here is a problem.... You write, " We learn from various Scriptures that the Bible is more than just a book, it is a person."

First, what scriptures tell us the Bible is a person?

Second, You appear to be putting the Bible as being the equivalent to God. This would be breaking the 1st of the 10 Commandments, and is called idolatry.

If scripture is inspired is one thing, but making it equivalent to being the person of Jesus is another....

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#398833 Oct 28, 2012
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
~~~
I see no support from Scripture on the following:
You see no support for all the myths about Mary ..(the Mother of Jesus)
because none is there...just as there is no support in the Bible
FOR
Peter being the first pope....
papal succession,...
communication with the dead Saints.
transubstantiation...
extreme unction...
confessional booths...
saying the rosary...
baptism of babies...
the use and presence of statues, idols and icons...in worship.
Sundry other fables that have been invented...that destroys the simplistic plan of redemption as set forth in the Bible
which example is...
Act 16:30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Act 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
Act 16:33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
----
Rom 10:6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven?(that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
Rom 10:7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep?(that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)
Rom 10:8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
Rom 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Rom 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Rom 10:11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Rom 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
good friend

Do you think Jesus and the Apostles talked about spiritual things that were not in the Bible?

Second question. Do you think the Bible is enough for salvation?
Fr Robert Dye

Muskogee, OK

#398834 Oct 28, 2012
Orville wrote:
<quoted text>
Robert,
Holy God already had mercy upon Alberto Rivera's life. During his life he had ample opportunity to submit to God's Hooly Christ-Jesus. Thats it brother. This is it brother, here & know. This is the trial. Once we pass from here, trial ends. Man is either saved by the Holy Christ in that person. or not.
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My Lord and God is The Holy Trinity.
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He does what He chooses. And He can do whatsoever He chooses.
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Your god (the scriptures?) has some things that are beyond its power to decide. It is bound and limited by yourrules, and therefore not omnipotent.
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Rob
7th Day Catholics Rock

Poplar Bluff, MO

#398835 Oct 28, 2012
2 Timothy 2 -

Be Strong in the Grace of Christ

1You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

3You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

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4No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier <..........

5And if a man also competes as an athlete, yet is he not crowned, unless he strives lawfully.

6The farmer that labors must be first partaker of the fruits.

7Consider what I say; and the Lord give you understanding in all things.

8Remember that Jesus Christ, descended from David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

9In which I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

10Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

11It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:

12If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

13If we believe not, yet he abides faithful: he cannot deny himself.
preston

Athens, OH

#398836 Oct 28, 2012
Fr Robert Dye wrote:
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My Lord and God is The Holy Trinity.
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He does what He chooses. And He can do whatsoever He chooses.
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Your god (the scriptures?) has some things that are beyond its power to decide. It is bound and limited by yourrules, and therefore not omnipotent.
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Rob
just wanna let you know that I beleive that youa re abig hypocrite,

you SAID NOT ONE WORD ABOUT DISCIPLE CALLING ME A "BEAST", YET YOUR MOUTH WAS REALLY BIG WHEN I WAS TEASING HIM ABOUT BEING A WET BACK,

especially since I have known him for 4 and 1/2 years and knew that he isnt.

you are just mad because I called you a filthy drunk.lol

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#398837 Oct 28, 2012
Orville wrote:
<quoted text>
Correct. I do not know why? Other than it ios satanic .
Many people are scared of the Bible. The Bible scares many people because it demands an answer. Everyone must decide whether or not there is a Hell, a Heaven, a God, a Devil, eternal damnation, life beyond the grave, et cetera. Every single human being must decide these things. The Bible is a constant reminder that time is running out. You cannot read and familiarize yourself with the Bible without being convicted by the Holy Spirit of God for He is the Divine Author. John 3:20 tells us why many people avoid the Bible,“For every one that DOETH EVIL hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED.
The Bible-GOD, is a book of conviction. Many people will lose their eternal salvation because of their love for sin, because they refuse to admit that they’re ways are sinful. You see my friend, you can’t get saved until you admit that you’re a sinner, deserving of Hell. or they go to pay for their sins in PURGATORY. IE: "I am above Jesus".
If one is not willing to confess sins by admitting your wicked ways to yourself first and then to God, then you don’t need a Savior. Many people will not be honest with themselves. If there’s no crime, then there’s no punishment.
good friend

Again, you are making "Bible-GOD is a book of conviction. That makes the two equivalent....Idolatry.

Rather it is Jesus speaking about conviction in John 16....It is the "Comforter", the Holy Spirit that convicts....verse 8-11

"...he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

Of sin, because they believe not on me;

Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more;

Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged."

Don't make Jesus into being the Bible is all I am trying to say....
guest

United States

#398838 Oct 28, 2012
marge wrote:
The church is wrong if they teach outside the Bible. Think of the Bereans, they searched the Scriptures to see if Paul(the church)was telling the Truth.
And Clay, all of us born-agains here were saved by Faith alone, a gift from God, not from works. First thing one must do to be part of the True Church.
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Clay wrote:
"The Church is wrong if they teach outside the Bible"
Who's interpretations of the Bible? Yours?
Get real.
The Catholic Church does not teach differently than the Bible.
The Church and the Bible flow together in harmony. Neither one cancels out the other. Neither one contradicts the other.
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HARMONY? FLOW TOGETHER?
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They flow PARALLEL ... NEVER MEETING - they are diametrically opposed!
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OR EXPLAIN TO ME:
The inquisition?
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IF you can explain to me how the inquisition is in HARMONY with the Bible, I will rejoin the Catholic Church.
hojo

Saint Paul, MN

#398839 Oct 28, 2012
jethro8 wrote:
funny i post historical facts that proves the church wrong on apostolic succession,and no one tries to prove mre wrong,it's as if all catholics run and hide in fear to speak against the church.
The Unbroken Line of Popes
Tracing All The Way Back To St. Peter...

The Unbroken Line of Popes Throughout the Ages:

It is by far the longest continuous line of succession of any religious institution on earth.
By the time that the last book of the Bible (Revelation) was written, the Catholic Church was already on its fifth Pope.
St. Irenaeus listed the first 14 Popes in "Against Heresies", 3:3:3, 180 AD

* St. Peter (32-67), Matthew 16:18
* St. Linus (67-76), 2Timothy 4:21
* St. Anacletus (Cletus)(76-88)
* St. Clement I (88-97), Philippians 4:3
* St. Evaristus (97-105)
* St. Alexander I (105-115)
* St. Sixtus I (115-125)
* St. Telesphorus (125-136)
* St. Hyginus (136-140)
* St. Pius I (140-155)* St. Anicetus (155-166)
* St. Soter (166-175)
* St. Eleutherius (175-189)
* St. Victor I (189-199)
* St. Zephyrinus (199-217)
* St. Callistus I (217-22)
* St. Urban I (222-30)
* St. Pontain (230-35)
* St. Anterus (235-36)
* St. Fabian (236-50)
* St. Cornelius (251-53)
* St. Lucius I (253-54)
* St. Stephen I (254-257)
* St. Sixtus II (257-258)
* St. Dionysius (260-268)
* St. Felix I (269-274)
* St. Eutychian (275-283)
* St. Caius (283-296)
* St. Marcellinus (296-304)
* St. Marcellus I (308-309)
* St. Eusebius (April-August 309 or 310)
* St. Miltiades (311-14)
* St. Sylvester I (314-35)
* St. Marcus (January-October 336)
* St. Julius I (337-52)
* Liberius (352-66)
* St. Damasus I (366-83)
* St. Siricius (384-99)
* St. Anastasius I (399-401)
* St. Innocent I (401-17)
* St. Zosimus (417-18)
* St. Boniface I (418-22)
* St. Celestine I (422-32)
* St. Sixtus III (432-40)
* St. Leo I (the Great)(440-61)
* St. Hilarius (461-68)
* St. Simplicius (468-83)
* St. Felix III (II)(483-92)
* St. Gelasius I (492-96)
* Anastasius II (496-98)
* St. Symmachus (498-514)
* St. Hormisdas (514-23)
* St. John I (523-26)
* St. Felix IV (III)(526-30)
* Boniface II (530-32)
* John II (533-35)
* St. Agapetus I (535-36)
* St. Silverius (536-37)
* Vigilius (537-55)
* Pelagius I (556-61)
* John III (561-74)
* Benedict I (575-79)
* Pelagius II (579-90)
* St. Gregory I (the Great)(590-604)
* Sabinian (604-606)
* Boniface III (February-November 607)
* St. Boniface IV (608-15)
* St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I)(615-18)
* Boniface V (619-25)
* Honorius I (625-38)
* Severinus (May-August 640)
* John IV (640-42)
* Theodore I (642-49)
* St. Martin I (649-55)
* St. Eugene I (655-57)
* St. Vitalian (657-72)
* Adeodatus (II)(672-76)
* Donus (676-78)
* St. Agatho (678-81)
* St. Leo II (682-83)
* St. Benedict II (684-85)
* John V (685-86)
* Conon (686-87)
* St. Sergius I (687-701)
* John VI (701-05)
* John VII (705-07)
* Sisinnius (January-February 708)
* Constantine (708-15)
* St. Gregory II (715-31)
* St. Gregory III (731-41)
* St. Zachary (741-52)
* Stephen II (March 752)
* Stephen III (752-57)
* St. Paul I (757-67)
* Stephen IV (767-72)
* Adrian I (772-95)
* St. Leo III (795-816)
* Stephen V (816-17)
* St. Paschal I (817-24)
* Eugene II (824-27)
* Valentine (August-September 827)
* Gregory IV (827-44)
* Sergius II (844-47)
* St. Leo IV (847-55)
* Benedict III (855-58)
* St. Nicholas I (the Great)(858-67)
* Adrian II (867-72)
* John VIII (872-82)
* Marinus I (882-84)
* St. Adrian III (884-85)
* Stephen VI (885-91)
* Formosus (891-96)
* Boniface VI (April 896)
* Stephen VII (896-97)
* Romanus (August-November 897)
* Theodore II (November-December 897)
* John IX (898-900)
* Benedict IV (900-03)
* Leo V (July-December 903)
* Sergius III (904-11)
* Anastasius III (911-13)
* Lando (913-14)
* John X (914-28)
* Leo VI (May-December 928)
* Stephen VIII (929-31)
* John XI (931-35)
* Leo VII (936-39)
* Stephen IX (939-42)
* Marinus II (942-46)
* Agapetus II (946-55)
* John XII (955-63)
* Leo VIII (963-64)
* Benedict V (May-June 964)
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#398841 Oct 28, 2012
hojo wrote:
The Unbroken Line of Popes
Tracing All The Way Back To St. Peter...
The Unbroken Line of Popes Throughout the Ages:
It is by far the longest continuous line of succession of any religious institution on earth.
By the time that the last book of the Bible (Revelation) was written, the Catholic Church was already on its fifth Pope.
St. Irenaeus listed the first 14 Popes in "Against Heresies", 3:3:3, 180 AD
* St. Peter (32-67), Matthew 16:18
* St. Linus (67-76), 2Timothy 4:21
* St. Anacletus (Cletus)(76-88)
* St. Clement I (88-97), Philippians 4:3
* St. Evaristus (97-105)
* St. Alexander I (105-115)
* St. Sixtus I (115-125)
* St. Telesphorus (125-136)
* St. Hyginus (136-140)
* St. Pius I (140-155)
* St. Anicetus (155-166)
* St. Soter (166-175)
* St. Eleutherius (175-189)
* St. Victor I (189-199)
* St. Zephyrinus (199-217)
* St. Callistus I (217-22)
* St. Urban I (222-30)
* St. Pontain (230-35)
* St. Anterus (235-36)
* St. Fabian (236-50)
* St. Cornelius (251-53)
* St. Lucius I (253-54)
* St. Stephen I (254-257)
* St. Sixtus II (257-258)
* St. Dionysius (260-268)
* St. Felix I (269-274)
* St. Eutychian (275-283)
* St. Caius (283-296)
* St. Marcellinus (296-304)
* St. Marcellus I (308-309)
* St. Eusebius (April-August 309 or 310)
* St. Miltiades (311-14)
* St. Sylvester I (314-35)
* St. Marcus (January-October 336)
* St. Julius I (337-52)
* Liberius (352-66)
* St. Damasus I (366-83)
* St. Siricius (384-99)
* St. Anastasius I (399-401)
* St. Innocent I (401-17)
* St. Zosimus (417-18)
* St. Boniface I (418-22)
* St. Celestine I (422-32)
* St. Sixtus III (432-40)
* St. Leo I (the Great)(440-61)
* St. Hilarius (461-68)
* St. Simplicius (468-83)
* St. Felix III (II)(483-92)
* St. Gelasius I (492-96)
* Anastasius II (496-98)
* St. Symmachus (498-514)
* St. Hormisdas (514-23)
* St. John I (523-26)
* St. Felix IV (III)(526-30)
* Boniface II (530-32)
* John II (533-35)
* St. Agapetus I (535-36)
* St. Silverius (536-37)
* Vigilius (537-55)
* Pelagius I (556-61)
* John III (561-74)
* Benedict I (575-79)
* Pelagius II (579-90)
* St. Gregory I (the Great)(590-604)
* Sabinian (604-606)
* Boniface III (February-November 607)
* St. Boniface IV (608-15)
* St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I)(615-18)
* Boniface V (619-25)
* Honorius I (625-38)
* Severinus (May-August 640)
* John IV (640-42)
* Theodore I (642-49)
* St. Martin I (649-55)
* St. Eugene I (655-57)
* St. Vitalian (657-72)
* Adeodatus (II)(672-76)
* Donus (676-78)
* St. Agatho (678-81)
* St. Leo II (682-83)
* St. Benedict II (684-85)
* John V (685-86)
* Conon (686-87)
* St. Sergius I (687-701)
* John VI (701-05)
* John VII (705-07)
* Sisinnius (January-February 708)
* Constantine (708-15)
* St. Gregory II (715-31)
* St. Gregory III (731-41)
* St. Zachary (741-52)
* Stephen II (March 752)
* Stephen III (752-57)
* St. Paul I (757-67)
* Stephen IV (767-72)
* Adrian I (772-95)
* St. Leo III (795-816)
* Stephen V (816-17)
* St. Paschal I (817-24)
* Eugene II (824-27)
* Valentine (August-September 827)
* Gregory IV (827-44)
* Sergius II (844-47)
* St. Leo IV (847-55)
* Benedict III (855-58)
* St. Nicholas I (the Great)(858-67)
* Adrian II (867-72)
* John VIII (872-82)
* Marinus I (882-84)
* St. Adrian III (884-85)
* Stephen VI (885-91)
* Formosus (891-96)
* Boniface VI (April 896)
* Stephen VII (896-97)
* Romanus (August-November 897)
* Theodore II (November-December 897)
* John IX (898-900)
* Benedict IV (900-03)
* Leo V (July-December 903)
* Sergius III (904-11)
* Anastasius III (911-13)
* Lando (913-14)
* John X (914-28)
* Leo VI (May-December 928)
* Stephen VIII (929-31)
* John XI (931-35)
* Leo VII (936-39)
* Stephen IX (939-42)
* Marinus II (942-46)
* Agapetus II (946-55)
* John XII (955-63)
* Leo VIII (963-64)
* Benedict V (May-June 964)
except that Peter was not a pope.

and some sold the papacy

and some murdered to gain power of the papacy

and some had kids

and some raped little boys

and some ordered torture and murder of heretics

some list you got there!

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