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Reaching the Catholic with the Gospel

I had great difficulties as a Catholic priest in listening to evangelists in my fourteen years of searching for the true Gospel. Christian radio programs continually told me the amount of things I had to do to “accept Jesus into my heart.” Christian tracts likewise told me the amount of dedication or commitment I needed Read More

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Catholic Sacraments: A Ruthless Trafficking in Human Souls

By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint   Before a general audience in Rome in 2013, Pope Francis declared: “First of all, the communion of the Sacraments. The Sacraments express and realize an effective and profound communion among us, for in them we encounter Christ the Saviour and, through him, our brothers and sisters in faith. Read More

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Roman Catholic Endeavors to Overturn the Reformation

Just as the primary response of the Roman Catholic Church to the Biblical faith of the Reformers was the Counter-Reformation through the Jesuits, now Pope Francis a Jesuit leads the Roman Church’s endeavors to overturn the Reformation. Thus it is of vital importance that we understand want is involved in these endeavors so as not Read More

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A Denial of the Gospel and the Righteousness of Christ

Dear Friend, While apostasy is predicted in Scripture, it still comes as a shock to see it face-to-face.  The apostasy seen with the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran World Federation in October 31, 1999, regarding “The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification” was called “a milestone in Christian history.”  It was also known as Read More

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Biblical Reflections on September 11, 2001

By Richard Bennett and Robert Nicholson September 11th, 2001 was for Americans and the world an unforgettable day.  We all know the details.  Four commercial jetliners were hijacked shortly after taking off from the east coast of the USA bound for the west coast.  Two, from Boston, were flown into the gigantic twin towers of Read More

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Pope Francis The Fox

By Richard Bennett In Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’, mi’ Signore” (“Praise be to you, my Lord”): On The Common Care Of Our Home,[1]  the Pope identifies himself as “the Holy Father,” and as a Christian.  Nevertheless, Francis teaches the following in this encyclical, “In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi Read More

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The Perilous Fondness for the Papacy

The Roman Pontiff and his Church demand respect and obedience throughout the world.   The world in response shows a great fondness for the Pope as he addresses and admonishes world leaders and makes declarations on all major events.  For example, the official Vatican Information Service on June 4, 2004 reported the explicit rebuke that the Read More

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Overview of the history of the Papal Church

The Papal Church, a magnificently rich, splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power, headquartered in Rome, stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with some pastors ministering to small congregations.  The differences are graphic.  The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word of God as received in Read More

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Papacy: An Overview of Its History and Nature

The Papal Church is a magnificently rich, splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power headquartered in Rome. It stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with pastors ministering to small congregations. The differences are graphic. The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word of God Read More