Articles tagged: Papacy

Lamentabili: The 65 Errors of the Modernists Condemned by the Church


SPL Staff • November 3rd, 2014

Listers, "there is no road which leads so directly and so quickly to Modernism as pride." Pope St. Pius X fought with all of his heart and soul to defend the Church against the heresy of modernism. One of the gifts he gave Holy Mother Church was the Syllabus of Errors entitled Lamentabili Sane... Read More →

The 12 Step Biblical Guide to the Pope and Infallibility


SPL Staff • March 22nd, 2014

Listers, the Office of the Papacy and Infallibility are biblical gifts to the Church. According to the Gospels, St. Peter - the first to be given the Office of the Papacy - was commissioned by Christ to be the vicar of the kingdom of God, to strengthen the faithful, and to be the chief shepherd... Read More →

58 Questions on Why the Catholic Church is the Only True Church of Jesus Christ


SPL Staff • October 27th, 2013

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism for teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and it... Read More →

In Defense of the Papacy: 9 Reasons True Christians Follow the Pope


SPL Staff • February 21st, 2013

Listers, glory and honor to God for giving us the grace of the papacy. The Pope is the "Advocate of Christian Memory" and he holds the King's people to the King's laws until our Savior returns. Each year on February 22nd the Church celebrates the Cathedra Petri - the Chair of St. Peter. This... Read More →

10 Popes Comment on the Virtue & Intellect of St. Thomas Aquinas


SPL Staff • February 15th, 2013

Listers, the following is taken from The Formation of the Catholic Mind by Dr. Ronald A. McArthur. Dr. McArthur is the founding president of the highly praised_ _Thomas Aquinas College in California. The Most Rev. Pietro Sambi (†), Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, once stated, "The Church... Read More →

Rome is the Apostolic Throne: 24 Quotes from Alexandria, Antioch, and Cyprus


SPL Staff • January 30th, 2013

Listers, in cataloguing the quotes from Alexandria, Antioch, and Cyprus we conclude our theme of Early Eastern Church Fathers that supported the Petrine Ministry. Though these quotes have been posted in several places, SPL would like to again give credit to the quality Catholic resource... Read More →

Catholic Countdown: The Top 20 Lists of 2012


SPL Staff • January 28th, 2013

Listers, in little over a year St. Peter's List has become a rapidly growing community of faithful Catholics. Our I Stand with the Catholic Church graphics have been used in religious liberty rallies around the nation and listers have sent fantastic photos of themselves and their loved ones... Read More →

Constantinople: 25 Quotes from the Eastern Fathers on the Petrine Ministry


SPL Staff • January 25th, 2013

Listers, St. Peter is the Prince of the Apostles and our First Pope. SPL has reproduced a portion of a popular article that has been shared on many Catholic sites – though we think it originated with Fisheaters - cataloguing the Eastern Fathers of the Church and their statements on St. Peter and... Read More →

The Early Church in Jerusalem Followed the Pope: 7 Quotes from History


SPL Staff • January 23rd, 2013

Listers, St. Peter is the Prince of the Apostles and our First Pope. Protestantism at its heart is divorced from history. Protestant "ecclesial communities" sprout up amongst shared value systems generally centered on one dynamic individual. These cults of personality are a far cry from our Early... Read More →

11 Reasons the Authority of Christianity Is Centered on St. Peter and Rome


SPL Staff • December 19th, 2012

Listers, Bl. John Henry Newman said it best: "To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant." History paints an overwhelming picture of St. Peter's apostolic ministry in Rome and this is confirmed by a multitude of different sources within the Early Church. Catholic Encyclopedia states, "In... Read More →

The First 10 Popes of the Catholic Church


SPL Staff • December 17th, 2012

Listers, we've catalogued the first ten Vicars of Christ for the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. Save the information on our first pope - St. Peter - all the information presented is taken from the Catholic Encyclopedia and links for further reading are provided.   Painting of Saint... Read More →

4 of the Most Controversial Lists on St. Peter's List

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SPL Staff • July 11th, 2012

Listers, brass is mistaken for gold more easily than clay.1 It is easy to say the heathens and Hitlers of the world need Christ and His Church, but what of the Protestants? Are they saved because they worship Christ or is their Christ more a personalized term than a person? Are we prepared to... Read More →

5 Reflections from the Early Church on Saints Peter and Paul

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SPL Staff • June 29th, 2012

Listers, on this Solemnity of St. Peter and Paul, it is important to reflect on what their martyrdom meant for the early church. Many modern day academics enjoy setting St. Peter and St. Paul in enmity with one another; however, the over emphasis of Galatians 2:11-14 by modern scholarship fails... Read More →

18 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix


SPL Staff • June 18th, 2012

Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix: Treasury of All Good Things "God has committed to her the treasury of all good things, in order that everyone may know that through her are obtained every hope, every grace, and all salvation. For this is his will, that we obtain everything through Mary."... Read More →

The Apostles Appointed Bishops: 9 Teachings from St. Clement AD 97

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SPL Staff • June 11th, 2012

Listers, the Early Church was the Early Catholic Church. First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians is an orthodox window into the infancy of the Church (AD 97) and particularly into the structure of the Church.1 The Early Church is not an ambiguous or mysterious time. It is a well recorded... Read More →

Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

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SPL Staff • June 6th, 2012

Listers, our Lord Jesus Christ is not returning to our world for a harem of "churches." There is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and it was founded by Christ and charged by him to St. Peter and the Apostles. However, there are now and always have been those groups that attempt to rend... Read More →

Virgo Potens: 8 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on the Rosary


SPL Staff • April 24th, 2012

Listers, the following list catalogues a sampling of papal statements about the importance of the Rosary. SPL was started in October - the Month of the Holy Rosary - and will continue to post lists honoring Our Lady and the Rosary. "It has always been the habit of Catholic in danger and in... Read More →

All Human Creatures Are Subject to the Pope: 8 Papal Quotes On Salvation

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SPL Staff • April 18th, 2012

Listers, the following is a short compilation of quotes taken from previous Ecumenical Pontiffs of Rome: "Outside the Church there is no hope for salvation." These quotes show us the confidence that our previous Bishops of Rome have had in their authority given by God Himself to be the Vicar of... Read More →

Can Non-Catholics Be Saved and 21 Other Questions


SPL Staff • March 30th, 2012

Listers, the following list is Part II of the Baltimore Catechism's Lesson Eleventh: On the Church. The Baltimore Catechism was the premiere catechism in Catholic education from 1885 to the 1960s, and it teachings the faith in the most natural method of education - question and answer. Lesson... Read More →

When a Pope Writes an Emperor: 6 Quotes on Spiritual and Temporal Power

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SPL Staff • March 12th, 2012

Listers, the following is Pope Gelasius I On Spiritual and Temporal Power, A.D. 494 in full. Introduction From the translator: Letter of Pope Gelasius to Emperor Anastasius on the superiority of the spiritual over temporal power: The pope's view of the natural superiority of the spiritual over... Read More →
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