Hello Aviela new friendMatthew 7:20 Really, then by their fruits YOU will recognize those men.
If you understand the Bible you will know what this scripture means. Jesus is talking about false religion producing good or bad fruits. Do you think the Catholic church has is producing good fruits with their reputation of burning people at the stake and all these child molestation cases?
I am afraid you are making a hasty generalization from a fallacy, or an overgeneralization from bias or both.
First if the RCC was evil,(Proverbs 10:27
The fear of the LORD prolongs days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.) it would have died out. Notice however the opposite is true, that evil being short-lived, how many "so-called" Christian religions(actually heresies), and movements have perished.
True the RCC has been around for a long time, thus it has a lengthy history. And that some of the fruit from the RCC falls off, and decays on the ground. Thus, the tree is good, and the fruit is good, but when individuals are tempted and sin, then they fall from the tree....