There are few tenets of the Catholic Church so little understood, or so grossly misrepresented by her adversaries, as her doctrine regarding Justification or Sanctification. The false views which have been circulated concerning man's justification, and which have for the last four hundred years done service against truth, originated in the erratic brain of Martin Luther, whose career evidenced the cold fact that he was incapable either of hard reasoning or clear thinking.
Apologetics is not just for Church doctors and theologians. Every Catholic is called to defend his or her Faith whenever the opportunity presents itself. Here is a conversation between two young people illustrating how a Catholic can and ought to witness to his or her Faith in everyday life.
The Catholic belief that the Saints in heaven are aware of what is going on here on earth, that they are eager to assist us with their prayerful intercession, and that we can even ask them for their intercession is a big stumbling block to most Bible-believing Christians. They claim that such practice of 'praying to the dead' is unscriptural, even explicitly forbidden by scripture itself. Let's reason from the scriptures.
Is there any Scriptural basis for the high regard Catholics have for Mary and the special treatment they give her? Let's examine Scripture to try and understand the context, the language, the symbology and especially the typology used by the inspired authors of Scripture with regard to Mary's role in God's plan of redemption.
Top pathologist Dr. Roger Hodkinson told Canadian officials in Alberta during a phone conference that the coronavirus pandemic is “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public.” Hodkinson, who is the CEO of a biotech company that manufactures COVID tests, says “There is utterly unfounded public hysteria driven by the media and politicians.” We are seeing “politics playing medicine, and that’s a very dangerous game.”
A letter written by a senior constable from the Coffs/Clarence Highway Patrol in NSW and signed by colleagues, has exposed the COVID-19 narrative for its deception and the harm it is causing to police and their relations with the public. The letter, dated October 26, is addressed to NSW Commissioner of Police Michael Fuller and is one of the best rebuttals of the COVID narrative of fear and control written anywhere, noting false predictions of its severity, false and misleading statistics, flaws in testing and serious questions around the virus itself.
Nearly 45,000 Doctors & Scientists Sign Declaration Opposing COVID Lockdowns: As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection.