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Repeating the questions as I read them in the OP: 1. How does the Catholic Church explain their belief that Jesus picked faulty Peter to build upon? 2. Why does the Catholic Church adhere to this point of view, that Peter is the foundation that Jesus built his whole church on? 3. What is the reason that the CC adheres to this idea that Peter could be the ...


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Jesus was God and knew well the character and faults of Peter his disciple. The gospels give us a look at his impetuosity-asking Jesus 'if it is you, tell me to walk on the water', arrogance - wanting to call fire down from heaven, cowardice- denying the Lord, etc. None of the twelve apostles were perfect. One doubted, one betrayed, one denied and all of ...


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The primary reason that the Church holds Peter as first Primate of the Church is that he was the first to confess who Jesus was: Simon Peter holds the first place in the college of the Twelve;1 Jesus entrusted a unique mission to him. Through a revelation from the Father, Peter had confessed: "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." Our Lord then ...


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Why did Jesus change Peter's name, according to non-Catholic theology? If Jesus was speaking Greek at the time of this passage of scripture then Petra and Petros apply, however, the feminine version of the word addresses the rock linguistically, and the masculine word addresses the name of a male person. This cannot be used to say anything else with any ...



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