Popes dating back to peter
Historically, there's no doubt this doctrine is false.
()Most Protestants would consider Gregory the Great (590 – 604) the first pope in the list of all popes.
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There is, of course, no way that Peter was the bishop of Rome in A. Roman Catholic theology teaches that Peter was given the keys to the kingdom by Jesus in Matthew , went to Rome later in his life, and that those keys and Peter's leadership of God's visible kingdom on earth were passed on to the bishop of Rome.
Since its start, the popes have been key players in virtually all the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand years and the papacy is still incredibly influential today.
Jesus Christ named Simon," Peter " which in Greek is petra meening petrafied or rock.
In fact, it's only a possibility that Jesus, who was born no later than 4 B. It is important to know that the pope is, by definition, the bishop of Rome.
By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN (CNN) - It's Christmas, but not as you know it: a new book by released this week by Pope Benedict VI looks at the early life of Jesus - and debunks several myths about how the Nativity really unfolded.
Apr 24, 2014 Three of the best-loved leaders in the history of the Roman Catholic church will be united this weekend when Pope Francis makes his predecessors, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, saints in a special ceremony in St Peter's Square.…
continue reading » Saturday, December 13, 2003 Additional events and sites of interest Saint Peter and the Vatican Legacy of the Popes Special events.
CNN Belief: The pope in retirement: What to expect Benedict's new home is a far cry from the palatial papal apartment at the Vatican and the retreat at Castel Gandolfo.
"It used to be the gardener's house," Sister Ancilla Armijo told CNN in February just after Benedict announced his retirement plans. What they added was just a library for the sisters and a new chapel." Armijo, a Benedictine nun, lived in the convent from 2004-2009 where their mission was praying for the pope – first for an ailing Pope John Paul II and then all the way through to the election and papacy of Pope Benedict XVI.