Doctrinal Issues



The Bible

The Bible is a Unique Book

The Bible is the Word of God

What Is Sola Scriptura?

Why the Bible Alone?

Disagreement among Protestants and Sola Scriptura


Jesus Christ Is Sufficient to Save Sinners Completely

No One Can Merit the Unmerited Favor of God

Salvation, Not in the Sacramental System, But in Christ Alone

Salvation: God's Graciousness in Christ

The Biblical Teaching of Justification

The Roman Catholic Teaching on Salvation and Justification

The Papacy

Five Historical Realities That Are Against an Early Papacy

The Corrupt Papacy

The New Testament's Denial of the Papacy

Early Post-Apostolic Denials of a Papacy

No Papacy in the Early Church

The Patristic Exegesis of the Rock of Matthew 16:18

The Mass

The Sacrifice of the Mass

The Eucharist

A Present Sacrifice for Sin?

The Eucharist in the Early Church

I Am the Bread of Life

The Mass: From Mystery to Meaning

Eucharistic Adoration: Worship or Idolatry?



Born Again By Baptism?

Baptism and Original Sin

Confession of Sin

Confession of Sin


Purgatory or Christ?

Suffering in Purgatory


Rome's New and Novel Concept of Tradition


The Bible about the Virgin Mary

Christian Attitude toward Mary

The Rosary

The Immaculate Conception

Is Mary Our Mother?

Is Mary a Mediator?

Mary Worship

Mary around the World (articles on Cultural Marian Devotion)

The Assumption of Mary

Past Popes Taught Destructive Heresies (no salvation without Mary)

Do You Know Mary?

Mary Who?

Hail Mary?

Mary and Catholicism

Mary in Roman Catholicism


Some Catholic Practices Honoring Mary

The Brown Scapular

The Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Brown Scapular

The Rosary, Brown Scapular and the Sabbatine Privilege

Rosary Promises

Fifteen Promises of the Virgin Mary to those who recite the Rosary
Indulgences promised by the Catholic Church for praying the rosary

15 Promises of the Rosary and 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart

The Miraculous Medal

The Miraculous Medal (picture and description of apparition)

Apparition Chapel in Paris (2 million pilgrims per year)

Novena Prayers to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal


Veneration of Statues

Statues Which Dominate Chapels

Chapel of Our Lady of Siluva (picture and prayers)

Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (picture and prayers)

Statue of Mary, Mother of Mankind (with many candles) (picture and prayers)

Picture of Chapel Honoring Apparition of Mary to St. Catherine Laboure

Infant of Prague

Article with pictures of the statue (clothed and unclothed)

Article with picture of cardinal carrying the statue

Article with several pictures and history of the statue

Article with pictures showing nuns changing the clothes of the statue

Article with pictures showing details of the crown and some of the clothes

History of the Infant Jesus of Prague

Statues With Gold Crowns
(Some Wearing Expensive Clothing)

This article has four pictures of statues wearing gold crowns. Three of them are wearing expensive and elaborate clothing. It also has pictures of two processions with statues. One of them is the candlelight procession in Fatima, Portugal with multitudes of people.

Pictures of ceremony for crowning a statue by 5th grade class of a Catholic school

Processions With Statues

Millions in Mexico Gather for Marian Feast (2½ million people, October 1999)

Our Lady of Guadalupe (8 million people in Mexico City, December 2001)

Pictures of American Hispanics having local processions for Our Lady of Guadalupe


Overview of Recent Canon Law

Has Roman Catholicism Changed? An Overview of Recent Canon Law


Required Fasting

According to Canon Law, Catholics are still required to abstain from eating meat every Friday.

American Bishops met to discuss whether or not to require Catholics to abstain from eating meat on all Fridays (1997)

Rules about eating meat on "meatless days" if Catholics have dinner with non-Catholics

Eating fish on Fridays

Days when fasting is required and what Catholics are allowed to eat on those days