Articles tagged: Peter

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 →

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 →

10 Biblical Reasons Christ Founded the Papacy


SPL Staff • August 11th, 2011

1. What type of kingdom did Christ intend to bring? Jesus Christ is a descendent of King David and is referred to as "Son of David" in Scripture.1 Christ's relation to King David is paramount in understanding the fulfillment of his covenant with God. King David was promised a descendent who... Read More →

13 Biblical Reasons St. Peter Was the "Prince of the Apostles"


SPL Staff • March 9th, 2011

Listers, "Prince of the Apostles" means that St. Peter held a certain primacy over the other eleven. Understanding St. Peter's unique position among the twelve and the unique ministries he exercised lays an excellent groundwork for a discussion of Christ's founding of the Papacy. While resources... Read More →
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