Detailed discussion with Roman Catholics

Is There an Infallible Authority to Interpret the Scriptures?

Roman Catholics believe that there is an infallible authority on earth to interpret the Scriptures because the Bible says that private interpretation of the Scriptures is difficult and dangerous. 2 Peter 3:16 His (ie Paul’s) letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, as they do the other …

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Are Works of Penance Necessary for the Remission of Sins?

Roman Catholics believe that besides a genuine repentance and confession of sins, works of penance are required as compensation to divine justice for the forgiveness of sins. They say that an example of the imposing of penance by the local church can be seen from the following verse. 1 Corinthians 5:1­2 (NIV) It is actually …

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