Away with Religion-It Causes War!

ATHEIST TARGET:  Religion causes wars and therefore we should do away with it.  Science can fly us to the moon and religion will fly you into buildings.   CATHOLIC ARROW:  To quote my friend Trent Horn, “Religion builds hospitals and science builds atomic bombs.” Just because something, say religion or science, causes conflict doesn’t mean its bad. Land is the cause …

Early Church Recognition of Divine Teaching Authority by Karlo Broussard

In our previous post on the visible and authoritative nature of the Church, we stated how Jesus’ prayer for unity of truth necessarily implies the existence of a divinely constituted magisterium.  Secondly, we gave some scriptural examples where we find a distinct and hierarchical office within the Church of Christ to which individual Christians must submit.  To support this idea, …

Teaching the Truth with Divine Authority (Part III) by Karlo Broussard

TEACHING THE TRUTH WITH DIVINE AUTHORITY (PART III) by Karlo Broussard In the previous post on the topic of teaching the truth with Divine Authority, we looked at Matthew 28:19-20 and saw that Jesus invest the apostles with a unique authority to teach the truth of God’s Revelation to all nations.  We discovered that such an authority belongs the apostles …