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Relics, Holy Water, and Other “Stuff”

Relics, Holy Water, and Other “Stuff” Many non-Catholics are scandalized by the physical nature of Catholic life. They view things like relics, holy water, and other sacramentals as either materialistic or superstitious. But Catholics know that from the beginning God looked … Continue reading

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Why Pray to Jesus?

For this article, scriptural references are taken from the New World Translation (NWT), and the Kingdom Interlinear Translation (KIT) of the New Testament, which are both published by the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Catholics pray to God, and worship the Father, Son, … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ is Jehovah God

For this article, scriptural references are taken from the New World Translation (NWT), and the Kingdom Interlinear Translation (KIT) of the New Testament, which are both published by the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Jehovah’s Witnesses translate the John 1 :1-3 erroneously in order to … Continue reading

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Afterlife

For this article, scriptural references are taken from the New World Translation (NWT), and the Kingdom Interlinear Translation (KIT) of the New Testament, which are both published by the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Ecclesiastes 9:5 Some non-Catholic groups, such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses, … Continue reading

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Celibacy

Some non-Catholic groups accuse Catholics of practicing “a doctrine of demons” (1 Tim 4:3) for having a celibate priesthood and celibate religious orders.  In this article we are going to see how Our Lord and Saint Paul praised celibate life, and answer … Continue reading

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Baptism in Scripture

What does scripture say about Baptism? “Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from … Continue reading

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Mary in Scripture

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Learn the Faith is not responsible for this video, but we recommend it highly! We’ve reproduced the relevant scripture verses in the order of their appearance in the video below! Enjoy! Genesis & John Comparisons Genesis 1:1 & John 1:1, Genesis 1:5 & John 1:5, Genesis 1:2 … Continue reading

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Why Does the Catholic Bible Have 73 Books?

The Catholic Church has 73 books in its Bible. Protestants only have 66. Some Protestants think that it was the Catholic Church that “added” to the Bible, and that the seven books they don’t accept are “apocryphal.” The truth of the … Continue reading

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Call No Man Father

Call No Man Father? In Matthew chapter 23 Christ condemns the Pharisees for their hypocrisy and vainglory. Many non-Catholics point to verse 9 to condemn Catholics for calling priests by the title of “father.” Let’s look at Matthew 23:8-12. “But be … Continue reading

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Statues & Images in Worship

Images and Statues in Scripture Many people believe that Exodus 20:1-6 prohibits the Catholic practice of using images and statues to show our devotion toward God and His saints. In the Catholic numbering Exodus 20:1-6 is  the first commandment. In the Protestant … Continue reading

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