Roman Catholic church only true churc...

Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican

There are 665419 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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marge

Leesburg, GA

#418694 Jan 28, 2013
ReginaM wrote:
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We are not saying that there is not much that is sound in some of these principles nor that as Catholics we do not share some of the same beliefs. For, after all, we are a Church of basics -- basic beliefs grounded in Scripture and our tradition developed over almost twenty centuries. But we do see certain tenets of Fundamentalism as contrary to Catholic belief. While we have always been a Church of fundamentals, we are not a Church of fundamentalism. As bishops of these deep South dioceses we note that while modern Fundamentalism is of rather RECENT origin, its roots are a part of our American religious experience, especially within the Southern Bible Belt.
Do these roots of modern Fundamentalism pose a temptation and a danger to our people? We think so. The Fundamentalist stance of literal interpretation of Scripture by each believer violates the history and tradition of Scripture itself. That is the danger.
http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/resources/fund...
WOW, a danger to read the Word of God for themselves?

Well yes it is they will leave catholism.
Anthony MN

Minneapolis, MN

#418695 Jan 28, 2013
marge wrote:
<quoted text>
WOW, a danger to read the Word of God for themselves?
Well yes it is they will leave catholism.
No, it means after personally interpreting the bible, then disagreeing with your pastor, another protestant leaves and buys another vacant convenience store and starts a new denomination, making him/herself a paper pope.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

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

#418696 Jan 28, 2013
Clay wrote:
<quoted text>
SNIPPED.
Lets pretend for a moment your fantasy of being an authority on Sacred Scripture is true.
Why did God command Israel to carve images of Angels?
Could it be, images of Angels of God don't offend Him?
If Angeles don't offend Him, why does an image of Jesus and Mary offend Him?
As I said you Roman Catholics are like a bunch of spoiled brats...;

You evidently believe you are exempt from following the commandments of God..

You treat God like a bunch of sassy delinquent juveniles and demand of Him.. WHY?

The answer is.... BECAUSE HE SAID SO...

YOU DON'T NEED TO DEMAND A REASON FROM HIM OR ATTEMPT TO RUB HIS NOSE IN WHAT HE HAS DONE....

YOUR SOULS HANG IN THE BALANCE...GOD DON'T NEED TO ANSWER TO YOU FOR WHAT HE DOES...

HE IS GOD...NOT SOME HATED PROTESTANT...

IF YOU CONTINUE TO INSULT HIM WITH YOUR CONSISTENT DISOBEDIENCE TO HIS WORD?

THIS IS WHAT YOU SHALL HEAR.

Mat_25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand,

---> Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Anthony MN

Minneapolis, MN

#418697 Jan 28, 2013
Oxbow wrote:
688 685
<quoted text>
When was the word “Catholic” first used?
The first usage of the word “Catholic,” we have, is from the pen of St. Ignatius of Antioch. Around the year AD. 107 Ignatius was sentenced to death by lions in the Coliseum. As he was being escorted to Rome he wrote a famous series of letters to different Churches.
In his letter to the Church at Smyrna he wrote,
“Let no man do anything connected with the Church without the bishop. The celebration of the Eucharist is valid only if it is administered by the bishop or by one to whom he has entrusted it. Where the bishop is, there let the people also be; just as where Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.”
Notice: First usage of, etc etc
So....why did it take the Catholics over one hundred years to know that the church Christ built was the Catholic Church???
Maybe they tried 'Southern Baptist Convention' for 80 years and decided it attracted too many inbred crackers, and decided Catholic (universal) was more inclusive.
Anthony MN

Minneapolis, MN

#418698 Jan 28, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
As I said you Roman Catholics are like a bunch of spoiled brats...;
You evidently believe you are exempt from following the commandments of God..
You treat God like a bunch of sassy delinquent juveniles and demand of Him.. WHY?
The answer is.... BECAUSE HE SAID SO...
YOU DON'T NEED TO DEMAND A REASON FROM HIM OR ATTEMPT TO RUB HIS NOSE IN WHAT HE HAS DONE....
YOUR SOULS HANG IN THE BALANCE...GOD DON'T NEED TO ANSWER TO YOU FOR WHAT HE DOES...
HE IS GOD...NOT SOME HATED PROTESTANT...
IF YOU CONTINUE TO INSULT HIM WITH YOUR CONSISTENT DISOBEDIENCE TO HIS WORD?
THIS IS WHAT YOU SHALL HEAR.
Mat_25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand,
---> Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
You're not God, you don't speak for Him, you have no authority to interpret His Word, and you have not been called or sent. Just be as good a Christian as you can be and quit judging or you will be judged with the same severity. Now go take care of your sick wife.

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#418699 Jan 28, 2013
Anthony MN wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe they tried 'Southern Baptist Convention' for 80 years and decided it attracted too many inbred crackers, and decided Catholic (universal) was more inclusive.
Being silly does not answer my question...

Why did it take the Catholics over one hundred years to know that the church Christ built was the Catholic Church???

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

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

#418701 Jan 28, 2013
Anthony MN wrote:
<quoted text>
You're not God, you don't speak for Him, you have no authority to interpret His Word, and you have not been called or sent. Just be as good a Christian as you can be and quit judging or you will be judged with the same severity. Now go take care of your sick wife.
~~~

you wrote..

"You're not God, you don't speak for Him, you have no authority to interpret His Word, and you have not been called or sent."

If you can find a reason (and you have none) to hate the messenger then you can disregard the message.

I WAS CALLED OF GOD AS A CHILD...AND I AM SENT...I AM AN ORDAIED BISHOP.

"NOT ONLY THAT ...MY MIDDLE NAME IS ....BISHOP...

DEFINED AS KEEPER OF THE CHURCH."

It's your eternal soul that you are playing guessing games with.

I have given you GOD'S WORD...NOT MY OWN..

Eze_18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit:

for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

WHY DO YOU ROMAN CATHOLICS CHOOSE THE SECOND DEATH....

ETERNAL SEPARATION FROM GOD?

WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN TO DIE.?

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#418702 Jan 28, 2013
marge wrote:
Well I don't see any baby picture:(
I removed him, I thought that people didnt appreciate beautiful baby pictures
hojo

Saint Paul, MN

#418703 Jan 28, 2013
Oxbow wrote:
688 685
<quoted text>
When was the word “Catholic” first used?
The first usage of the word “Catholic,” we have, is from the pen of St. Ignatius of Antioch. Around the year AD. 107 Ignatius was sentenced to death by lions in the Coliseum. As he was being escorted to Rome he wrote a famous series of letters to different Churches.
In his letter to the Church at Smyrna he wrote,
“Let no man do anything connected with the Church without the bishop. The celebration of the Eucharist is valid only if it is administered by the bishop or by one to whom he has entrusted it. Where the bishop is, there let the people also be; just as where Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.”
Notice: First usage of, etc etc
So....why did it take the Catholics over one hundred years to know that the church Christ built was the Catholic Church???
Just like "all history books" ---a "daily, weekly or monthly journal" has never, nor will ever exist! There is "enough" factual, recorded, documented and proven evidence from the era of Ignatius (documented -continuously- for over 2000 years to "overwhelming conclude" that the word Catholics (was (no doubt) used even prior to the time of Ignatius. Only Protestant
"bible only buffoons" would still "desperately" attempt to deny PROVEN TRUE Church History and the fact that the Catholic Church has, is and will continue to be Jesus Christs One (and only) TRUE Apostolic Catholic Church. As usual, Oxbow---you and your other 42,000+ contradicting and inconsistent Protestants, continue to "fish and catch nothing" just like Peter did before His TRUE CONVERSION to Jesus Christ!!
truth

East Fremantle, Australia

#418704 Jan 28, 2013
moon is old 800 000 years
now 100 years is nothing..
Clay

Melrose Park, IL

#418708 Jan 28, 2013
Oxbow wrote:
688 685
<quoted text>
When was the word “Catholic” first used?
The first usage of the word “Catholic,” we have, is from the pen of St. Ignatius of Antioch. Around the year AD. 107 Ignatius was sentenced to death by lions in the Coliseum. As he was being escorted to Rome he wrote a famous series of letters to different Churches.
In his letter to the Church at Smyrna he wrote,
“Let no man do anything connected with the Church without the bishop. The celebration of the Eucharist is valid only if it is administered by the bishop or by one to whom he has entrusted it. Where the bishop is, there let the people also be; just as where Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.”
Notice: First usage of, etc etc
So....why did it take the Catholics over one hundred years to know that the church Christ built was the Catholic Church???
You said, "the first usage of the word 'Catholic' we have is....."

correct, that was the first documented usage. The first we have. 107 AD.
Was that the very first time it was ever used? Probably not. Ignatius used the title as if everyone already knew what it was.
I personally doubt it was used in 35AD or 55 AD because the Apostles would have used that title in their writings. I don't think the Church actually had a name until they grew.
Its good you're reading the writings of the Apostolic fathers Ox.
Clay

Melrose Park, IL

#418709 Jan 28, 2013
Anthony MN wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe they tried 'Southern Baptist Convention' for 80 years and decided it attracted too many inbred crackers, and decided Catholic (universal) was more inclusive.
Lol!
Clay

Melrose Park, IL

#418710 Jan 28, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
As I said you Roman Catholics are like a bunch of spoiled brats...;
You evidently believe you are exempt from following the commandments of God..
You treat God like a bunch of sassy delinquent juveniles and demand of Him.. WHY?
The answer is.... BECAUSE HE SAID SO...
YOU DON'T NEED TO DEMAND A REASON FROM HIM OR ATTEMPT TO RUB HIS NOSE IN WHAT HE HAS DONE....
YOUR SOULS HANG IN THE BALANCE...GOD DON'T NEED TO ANSWER TO YOU FOR WHAT HE DOES...
HE IS GOD...NOT SOME HATED PROTESTANT...
IF YOU CONTINUE TO INSULT HIM WITH YOUR CONSISTENT DISOBEDIENCE TO HIS WORD?
THIS IS WHAT YOU SHALL HEAR.
Mat_25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand,
---> Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
Sooo, you didn't answer my question.
Why did God command Israel to carve images of Angels?
Anthony MN

Minneapolis, MN

#418711 Jan 28, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
~~~
you wrote..
"You're not God, you don't speak for Him, you have no authority to interpret His Word, and you have not been called or sent."
If you can find a reason (and you have none) to hate the messenger then you can disregard the message.
I WAS CALLED OF GOD AS A CHILD...AND I AM SENT...I AM AN ORDAIED BISHOP.
"NOT ONLY THAT ...MY MIDDLE NAME IS ....BISHOP...
DEFINED AS KEEPER OF THE CHURCH."
It's your eternal soul that you are playing guessing games with.
I have given you GOD'S WORD...NOT MY OWN..
Eze_18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit:
for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
WHY DO YOU ROMAN CATHOLICS CHOOSE THE SECOND DEATH....
ETERNAL SEPARATION FROM GOD?
WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN TO DIE.?
You don't speak for God. Your so-called ordination is invalid as it was not done by a successor of the apostles. If you really want to give me God's written Word, I'll give you my address and you can mail me a bible. But please don't send me one of your abridged protestant versions.
Anthony MN

Minneapolis, MN

#418712 Jan 28, 2013
Oxbow wrote:
<quoted text>
Being silly does not answer my question...
Why did it take the Catholics over one hundred years to know that the church Christ built was the Catholic Church???
Actually it's more fun to ridicule your stupid questions than it is to play word games with you. Hey, someone should tell John Hagee that fried chicken and corn bread isn't a breakfast food, I'm kinda concerned for him....

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

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

#418713 Jan 28, 2013
Anthony MN wrote:
<quoted text>
You don't speak for God. Your so-called ordination is invalid as it was not done by a successor of the apostles. If you really want to give me God's written Word, I'll give you my address and you can mail me a bible. But please don't send me one of your abridged protestant versions.
~~~
You wrote

Your so-called ordination is invalid as it was not done by a successor of the apostles.

God called me as a Child and has directed my life for 78 years...

For you information God existed before the Apostles..or did you know that...

God's Church is as old as God is...

Peter did not invent it..nor was it built upon Peter.

The church existed in the wilderness...under Moses

Act_7:38 This is he, that was in

===>the church in the wilderness <==with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:

You need to learn about God and forget your Constantine-ism...
marge

Leesburg, GA

#418714 Jan 28, 2013
Anthony MN wrote:
<quoted text>
No, it means after personally interpreting the bible, then disagreeing with your pastor, another protestant leaves and buys another vacant convenience store and starts a new denomination, making him/herself a paper pope.
That hardly ever happens where im from just the opposite, many many pasters sent out with the same Message of Truth.

They received the Truth from above for themselves, just like we taught them.

Interpretation from above.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

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

#418715 Jan 28, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
~~~
You wrote
Your so-called ordination is invalid as it was not done by a successor of the apostles.
God called me as a Child and has directed my life for 78 years...
For you information God existed before the Apostles..or did you know that...
God's Church is as old as God is...
Peter did not invent it..nor was it built upon Peter.
The church existed in the wilderness...under Moses
Act_7:38 This is he, that was in
===>the church in the wilderness <==with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:
You need to learn about God and forget your Constantine-ism...
~~~

The Dynasty of David cannot be continued with gentiles

Peter was not a descendent of David...

Your bogus creation of a so called Church has no scriptural authority.

Jesus did not continue a physical kingdom...If he had James the brother of Jesus would have ascended to the throne...and continued the dynasty of David...

Jesus established a Spiritual kingdom and the authority of HIS KINGDOM was upon His brother James ..who was the head of the Church is Jerusalem.

When Jesus returns to the earth ...Then and only then will HE SET UP HIS KINGDOM IN JERUSALEM...and He will rule the earth with a rod of Iron...

“YESHUA IS LORD”

Since: Apr 07

GAWGIA (GEORGIA)

#418716 Jan 28, 2013
New Age Spiritual Leader wrote:
<quoted text>
A: the wrong interpretation of what he (Jesus) taught.
Men have erred.
Then the angels have erred in your world as well then huh because Hebrews chapter 1 gives a clear picture that the angels were told to worship Christ.

“YESHUA IS LORD”

Since: Apr 07

GAWGIA (GEORGIA)

#418717 Jan 28, 2013
New Age Spiritual Leader wrote:
<quoted text>
A: the wrong interpretation of what he (Jesus) taught.
Men have erred.
Here. This verse shows that if men have erred in the worship of Christ than so have the angels for angels were told to worship him.

http://www.biblestudytools.com/kjva/hebrews/1...

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