Many Protestants were taught that by their Protestant theologians.<quoted text>
Now you're saying "the Bible says the Roman CHURCH is the Harlot false religion"??
It was and is the divide and conquer method. Protestant theologians taught that if people followed them, they would learn what real holiness meant, and that would be sure to align the followers to the will of "God."
The ex-Jew Catholics spewed, and many still spew the same type of nonsense about the Jews not having the WHOLE story. Jews were supposed to become devout Catholics in order to be saved ... which is very humorous considering that the supposed savior was and IS a faithful Jew.