Review of the Foundations of Faith Catholic Catechism by Ascension Press

In support of the Catechism in a Year podcast with Fr. Mike Schmitz, Ascension Press – the publishers of the Great Adventure Catholic Bible – has released a new edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The first of its kind, this beautiful edition has special “Foundations of Faith” contents and color coding that…

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The Bible Verse That Destroys Protestantism?

Protestants like to call themselves the “Bible” Christians as opposed to Catholics because they can often produce many scriptural proof texts to support their unique beliefs. But what happens when Catholics show that there are also Catholic proof texts – and some of them undermine foundational traditions of Protestantism itself? Click HERE for full video!

Responding to “Where is that in the Bible?”

Introduction “Where is that in the Bible?” is a challenge Protestants commonly issue to Catholics when matters of disputed doctrine arise. Two common response strategies include trying to find a biblical reference to support the belief in question or to return the challenge by asking, “Where in the Bible does it say something must be…

Protestants and Polygamy

A “New Sexual Frontier”? Christianity Today recently posted a report on the shifting views of polyamory.* After explaining a situation in which a “Christian couple” was encouraged by a “Christian counselor” to engage in polyamory in their marriage, the article asks the question: How can pastors and leaders prepare to address questions related to polyamory? Not…

Indulgences Explained

Introduction Indulgences do not take up a lot of space in Catholic theology. (The Catechism, for example, devotes only 8 of its 2,865 sections to discussing them – a total of about one standard, typed page). However, due to their abuses in the 16th Century (which were acknowledged and dealt with in the same century),…