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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

Introduction Some Background Before getting into the actual critique it is necessary that I make a statement about my position in this argument. Many readers will automatically assume that I have an axe to grind with the Catholic Church or Catholics in general, that is not the case at all. I was not brought up […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #1 That the Catholic Church is the One True Church

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#1 That the Catholic Church is the One True Church From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Catholic Church declared in the Fourth Lateran Council that: “There is one universal Church of the faithful, outside of which there is absolutely no salvation”,[1] a statement of what is known as the doctrine of Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus. […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #2 The Infallibility of the Catholic Church

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#2 The Infallibility of the Catholic Church A New Modern Twist to Gain Influence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pope Pius IX (1846–1878), during whose pontificate the doctrine of papal infallibility was dogmatically defined by the First Vatican Council. Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church #3 Tradition More Authoritative than Scripture

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#3 Tradition More Authoritative than Scripture The Reformation occurred based primarily on the issue of authority. Who has the final say in interpreting the Scriptures? The rallying cry of the Reformers was Sola Scriptura, meaning that Scriptures alone has the final say on its interpretation. The Roman church had acquired vast amounts of power and […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church?

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#4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church? The Roman Catholic Church says: The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, “is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.” “For the Roman Pontiff, by reason of his office as […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation?

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation? What the Bible says about salvation: But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works

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#6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works What the Bible says about works salvation: For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.… (Ephesians 2:8-9) For all have sinned and fall short […]