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  Your View: Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican
Catholic "scholars" of the 2nd,3rd and 4th centuries re-wrote and distorted the Gospels to fit Old Testament prophecy, the politics of the era and to keep the Cahtolic Church in a position of power.
Is the RC church the one 'true' church.
As long as catholics rely on men in robes to forgive thier sins they completely miss the point of Christs crucifiction: His death and resurection opened the door for the 'common man' (and women), to approach the throne of God on their own without the aid of the ponderous beurocracy that is the RC church.
www.cbc.ca /news/yourview/2007/07/roman_catholic_church_only_tru.html   (12001 words)

  True Catholic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It regards the "official" Catholic Church as an apostate, un-Catholic organisation, and claims that it is the true and legitimate Catholic Church founded by Christ (the word "true", with a lower-case "t", is used in its title solely to distinguish it from the "official" Church [1]).
In the Roman Catholic Church, the Tridentine rite has been almost entirely superseded by a revised liturgy which was introduced in 1969 by Paul VI as part of the reform programme that followed Vatican II.
The tCC holds that such action by Paul VI has no weight because Paul VI was never the pope, that the new rite is un-Catholic, and that the Liturgy of the Mass was locked in place by Pope Pius V in the 16th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/True_Catholic_Church   (884 words)

 Catholicism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In English the "Roman Catholic Church" is referred to and the Vatican itself uses the term [1] (http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/chrstuni/anc-orient-ch-docs/rc_pc_christuni_doc_19711025_syrian-church_en.html) although in different contexts it may itself the Holy Roman Church [2] (http://www.vatican.va/news_services/press/documentazione/documents/cardinali_biografie/cardinali_bio_poggi_l_en.html) or the Roman Church.
The Eastern Rite Catholics whose liturgy is similar to of the Orthodox allow married men to ordained as priests have their own hierarchies Patriarchs as heads and recognize the Roman as the head of the whole Church.
The corresponding service in Eastern Catholic Churches the Divine Liturgy is in various liturgical languages depending on the Rite and on Church: the Byzantine Rite Churches use Greek Slavonic Arabic Romanian and Georgian the Antiochene and Chaldean Rite Churches Syriac the Armenian Rite Church uses Armenian and the Alexandrian Rite Churches use Coptic and Ge'ez.
www.freeglossary.com /Catholic_Church   (2696 words)

 The Catholic Church: Marks of the Church | Catholic-Pages.com
This Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in the Catholic Church, which is governed by the successor of Peter and by the bishops in communion with him."
Particular Churches fall to the care of Bishops, the pastors of the faithful and successors of the Apostles.
The Orthodox Churches, certain of the bishops of the Anglican Communion and the bishops of the Society of St Pius X, although not in communion with Rome, have maintained this succession from the Apostles by ensuring that only bishops in the Apostolic Succession may ordain other bishops after the group has separated from Rome.
www.catholic-pages.com /church/marks.asp   (911 words)

 CNS STORY: Vatican congregation reaffirms truth, oneness of Catholic Church
The document, the commentary said, took aim at the notion that the "church of Christ" was "the sum total of the churches or the ecclesial communities" or that it exists only as a future goal.
The commentary said that, at first glance, Catholic ecumenism might seem somewhat paradoxical, because it holds that the Catholic Church has the "fullness" of the means for salvation, but recognizes the value of elements in other churches.
The Catholic Church's teaching, it said, is that the fullness of the church "already exists, but still has to grow in the brethren who are not yet in full communion with it and also in its own members who are sinners."
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/0703923.htm   (895 words)

 Catholic Pages Directory: » CATHOLIC CHURCH
Pope Pius XII and the Theological Treatise on the Church
Catholic Church in Africa Archbishop Isidore D'Souza of Cotonou, Benin is interviewed by Fr.
Reinventing Religion The Catholic Church is besieged by many foes, among whom are the advocates of multiculturalism who demand that the Church soften, revise and even abandon certain of its doctrines.
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 Catholic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We state, believe and teach that the true Catholic Church is a society founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ and she must be identified by all men by Four clear and indisputable Marks.
Those who have remained in the separation from the Church (40) and have kept isolated communities even enemies from the one another, are obeying their own voice, whim, will, and opinions; they stubbornly refuse to hear the voice of the Church and to work according to the virtue of prudence.
However for the Church possesses the Holy Ghost, is necessary as in the human body, that all its cells and organs may be united among themselves and all of the them united to the head.
www.wandea.org.pl /catholic-church.html   (2281 words)

 Our queer world: true confessions - Catholic Church and gays Humanist - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the years since I walked away from that church, I've attended only one communion service--a memorial for a fellow AIDS activist--and then only because the priest was assisted by a friend and comrade in full drag.
Much later, the church acknowledged that the mystical body of Christ might include persons who had never crossed church portals but were hidden in the heart of God.
Catholic nuns serving the homeless in my city command respect, because they are working beyond charity toward social change, and there are Baptists who work more consistently for the separation of church and state than many humanists.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1374/is_n5_v53/ai_13255825   (892 words)

 Catholicism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Churches that make this claim of continuity include not only those of the Anglican Communion, but, among others, the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Assyrian Church of the East.
The early Catholic Church came to be organized under the three patriarchs of Rome, Alexandria and Antioch, to which later were added the patriarchs of Constantinople and Jerusalem.
The Catholic nature of the Anglican tradition is expressed doctrinally, ecumenically (chiefly through organisations such as the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission), ecclesiologically (through its episcopal governance and maintenance of the historic episcopate), and in liturgy and piety.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Catholicism   (4281 words)

 Cardinal Kung Foundation - spr96
In the universal Roman Catholic Church, the bishop is appointed by the Supreme Pontiff.
It is a "Communist-controlled church" As discussed earlier, it is not a catholic church and is not recognized by the Holy Father.
Therefore, the one church in China which should receive the focus from the Universal Church and be equated to the previously persecuted church in Eastern Europe is the underground Roman Catholic Church and not the Patriotic Association.
www.cardinalkungfoundation.org /articles/ccpa.htm   (5735 words)

Church are wont in official documents to be styled "Roman Catholics" as if the term Catholic represented a genus of which those who owned
It is in fact a prevalent conception among Anglicans to regard the whole Catholic Church as made up of three principal branches, the Roman Catholic, the Anglo-Catholic and the Greek Catholic.
Bishops of the Catholic and Roman Church in England" was not approved.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13121a.htm   (1416 words)

 A True Church exposing false teachers Home Page
If you are involved with the kind of Christianity that views the "church of Christ", or Billy Graham, or Rick Warren, or James Dobson, or Pat Robertson, or John MacArthur, or Tony Evans, or Greg Laurie, or Charles Stanley, or Chuck Smith, or Fred Price, or J.
Whether it is a Catholic church, Mormon church, Jehovah's Witness Hall, Muslim mosque, or any of the myriad of churches on the broad way (like a "church of Christ," or Grace Community in Panorama City, CA; or Lancaster Baptist in Lancaster, CA, etc.), Christ's sheep are not found counted in their ranks.
It is not found in the myriad of false churches and ministries.
www.atruechurch.info /home.html   (3173 words)

 True Knights: Early Church Fathers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whoever is separated from the Church and is joined to an adulteress, is separated from the promises of the Church; nor can he who forsakes the Church of Christ attain to the rewards of Christ.
Thus also the Church, shone over with the light of the Lord, sheds forth her rays over the whole world, yet it is one light which is everywhere diffused, nor is the unity of the body separated.
The Church of Christ, then, he says, shall be refulgent and enlighten all under heaven, and be abiding as the sun and the moon.
www.trueknights.org /ECFChurchOne.html   (1281 words)

 Catholic Church True Church
The Church is that visible society of men upon earth which was founded by Jesus Christ, guaranteed by Him to exist all days until the end of the world, and sent by Him to teach all nations with His own authority.
All true Christians certainly formed a universal spiritual brotherhood, as Catholics do today; but local autonomy existed only in the sense that there were Bishops in charge of various localities, the Bishops themselves being subject to St. Peter, and after his death, to the successor of St.
One cannot have God as a Father who has not the Church as his mother." If a man who is separated from the Church is separated from the promises of Christ, it is of the utmost importance that he should be able to know which is the True Church to which he must cling.
www.prayrosary.com /FAQ/truechurch.php3   (1955 words)

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I am not so much eager to become a Catholic, as I am eager to be united with the True Church that Christ founded (and I do believe there can be only one, not many), and to follow the apostles' teaching.
The distinguishing feature of a true church of Christ is not the submission to the church of Rome, but faithfulness to the teaching of Christ and love for the brethren (John 8:31; John 13:35).
Protestants believe the church is universal or catholic; Rome cannot discover it beyond her own communion (Gerstner J., The Gospel According to Rome).
www.justforcatholics.org /a71.htm   (545 words)

 The Post-Conciliar Church: A New Religion?  Catholic FAQs
It is a sign of a new religion that all that the post-Conciliar Church can ask for is freedom, and not for the recognition of the truth, nor for the commandments of God, nor for her divine mission to teach, govern, and sanctify.
The Church of Christ is the sign of the unity of all mankind because of what it symbolizes: "It shows to the world that social and exterior union comes from a union of hearts and minds" (GS, §42).
Likewise, we must admit that many Catholics in good faith still retain the true Faith in their hearts, believing on the authority of God, Who reveals divine truth through the Catholic Church, although it is often tainted to varying degrees by the principles of the new religion.
www.sspx.org /Catholic_FAQs/post-conciliar_church_a_new_religion.htm   (2002 words)

 Is the Catholic Church the One True Church?
This "one true church" doctrine can be traced to one verse of Scripture, which, when compared with other Scriptures, is found not to teach this doctrine at all.
This Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in (subsistit in) the Catholic Church, which is governed by the successors of Peter and by the bishops in communion with him." Pg.
Paul was not a Catholic, yet he knew that Christ loved him and died for him.
www.chick.com /reading/books/160/160_04.asp   (1035 words)

 Majikthise : "Bible not all true," Catholic Church
The Catholic bishops of England, Wales and Scotland are warning their five million worshippers, as well as any others drawn to the study of scripture, that they should not expect “total accuracy” from the Bible.
The Catholic church has always insisted that tradition (rightly understood) is a source as important as scripture, which is one of the reasons that the papal succession is claimed to to all the way back to the apostle Peter.
Nevertheless, Protestants believe the Catholic Church and the position of the pope to be fundamentally at odds with the principles of the apostolic church.
majikthise.typepad.com /majikthise_/2005/10/bible_not_all_t.html   (3334 words)

 Which is the True Catholic Church - Catholic Answers Forums
He upholds Catholic doctrine in every way and is torn by the fact he is "not yet" Catholic as an internal tension, yet feels called by God to do what he is doing.
What if the troubled priest in church A is a human being as are the people in both congregations as well as the saintly minister in church B. In time by God's mercy his will is done.
In fact, the PIC (Philippine Independent Catholic Church) not only ended up with Episcopal succession but also valid succession when the PNCC consecrated their Bishops (PICC were members of Utrecht for a while).
forums.catholic.com /showthread.php?t=211515   (3017 words)

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Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism is the most precious gift they have been given in life.
Yes, the Modernists usurped the universal Church but that does not mean that, even though they are in the vast majority, that they have destroyed the true Church for she lives on in those chapels who have been loyal to Christ's command to convert, not compromise and to hold fast to Tradition.
Only the true Catholic Church is to be found all over the world, ministering to all races and peoples, to all classes of the population, poor or rich, wise or ignorant, saint or sinner.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/04Nov/nov3liv.htm   (1124 words)

 Phil Porvaznik: Opening Statement -- The Roman Catholic Church is the True Church
The Church is one, and she is "concrete, historical, visible." That is the Church Christ founded against which the gates of hell cannot prevail (Matt 16:18).
This church was the repository of truth, the dispenser of grace, the guarantee of salvation, the matrix of acceptable worship.
The TCOJCATTS is the same Church of the early Fathers, the Creeds and Ecumenical Councils said to have the Four Marks of the True Church being One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic.
www.bringyou.to /apologetics/debate23.htm   (5789 words)

 Catholic Apostolic National Church
Joseph Rene Vilatte was a lapsed Catholic of the Latin Rite.
That, here in deed was an opportunity to organize a purified Catholic church which would present the Gospel to the people as did the primitive Church, and exercise authority according to the spirit of free America.
The Old Catholics, for a brief time appointed a Polish priest/bishop to represent the Church, but that was not long termed and it certainly showed Vilatte that he was not their representative.
www.oldcatholic.com /vilatte.html   (8254 words)

 True Catholic Church - Table of Contents
instructs Catholics on how to practice their religion in the present time when the availability of a true priest is quite remote.
the Mark by which the Church of today is recognized as identical with the Church founded by Jesus Christ upon the Apostles.
Church law regarding marriage, preparation for marriage, marriage without a pastor, duties of a married couple.
www.truecatholic.org /atoc.htm   (617 words)

 ~In Today's Catholic World (TCW) True Catholic News~
A Coups by the declared enemies of the Church who have motive and intent and a need to instrumentalize the Church in the service of their agenda (known for centuries) is really the only explanation that fits with the historical facts we do know.
Catholics can gain indulgences at certain set times of the year by praying Paters, Aves and Glorias while performing prescribed penitential exercises at different stations along the rock strewn path, until hopefully they reach the summit of Croagh Patrick where there is a small chapel.
The difficulties arise from the fact that the positive laws in force in the Church seem not to permit of the election of a Catholic pope in the present state of affairs.
www.todayscatholicworld.com /mar06tcw.htm   (7690 words)

 Catholic Theological Union Review: A Study of Dissension within the Catholic Church
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago) is a Theologically Progressive Graduate School of Theology and Ministry, of which I was enrolled in a Masters program, and have since resigned.
Their purpose is not the salvation of the souls or the betterment of the Catholic Church.
Their purpose is the deconstruction of the Catholic Church in order to reshape it to accomplish their ideological social objective.
ctureview.us   (386 words)

 Vatican: Catholic Church only true one : World
The document, "Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church," was signed by Cardinal William J. Levada of the United States, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Catholic News Service said.
They "cannot, according to Catholic doctrine, be called 'churches' in the proper sense," the document said.
The Orthodox churches of eastern Europe preserved the apostolic succession but "lack something in their condition as particular churches" because they do not recognize the pope.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/81358.html   (223 words)

 Is the Catholic Church the One True Church?
This "one true church" doctrine can be traced to one verse of Scripture, which, when compared with other Scriptures, is found not to teach this doctrine at all.
This Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in (subsistit in) the Catholic Church, which is governed by the successors of Peter and by the bishops in communion with him." Pg.
Paul was not a Catholic, yet he knew that Christ loved him and died for him.
chick.com /reading/books/160/160_04.asp   (1015 words)

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