Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

Must there be a Pope when Christ returns? Nothing in Catholic theology forbids the possibility of Christ returning during an "interregnum" (i.e., after the death of the last Pope, be it days or centuries afterwards). In fact, there is evidence that Antichrist is an anti-pope (either a valid Pope who has apostatized or an invalid pope from the start). See ...


3

Catholics do not hold to a theology in which there is an allotted sequence of time (such as a 'seven year tribulation' or a 'one thousand year millennial reign of Christ' after the said 'seven year tribulation') for souls to either believe or not believe in the return of Christ. Pope John Paul II referred to such ideas as 'millenarian fantasies', bereft of ...


1

I'm not going to get in to prophecy or Jerry Lahayesque end times shenanigans, but the chances that the pope survives the end times are pretty slim. I'd be more worried about a pope not recognizing the Anti-Christ than a pope not recognizing Christ. St. Irenaeus Quotes Daniel in explaining what's going to go down in the end times: Strength of arms ...


1

This is a very subjective question, but the best answer is that it completely depends and differs from church to church, church leader to church leader. Some churches adhere to doctrine such as Romans 13:1-6, which teaches we should not question our government and authorities since they are ordained b God, and yet some adhere to a more interpretative view ...


2

There are three principal interpretations of this passage among Protestants and Catholics. "All Israel" might refer to: A future large-scale conversion of Jewish people to Christianity All the Jewish people elected by God All the people of God, both Gentiles and Jews The first of these views is easily the most popular, and is widely held by ...


3

How do those who believe in a pre-tribulation rapture explain that not everyone who remains will believe? It is not only the failure to notice those disappearing in the rapture, other more significant events also fail to motivate people to repent. Revelation 16:9-11 And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath ...



Top 50 recent answers are included