Skip to main content
5 votes
Accepted

Proof that Cyril of Alexandria is a Saint in the Roman Catholic Church?

I think you got your information wrong, since although the Catholic church didn't commemorate Saint Cyril until 1882 (on Feb 9, later moved to June 27), Cyril was already listed as Saint in the 1583 ...
GratefulDisciple's user avatar
3 votes

Was any Doctor of the Church martyred?

No, after reading up on all the doctors of the church, it looks like of all the Doctors of the Church declared thus far, the only ones who were even on the cusp of martyrdom were: St. Augustine of ...
Peter Turner's user avatar
  • 34.4k
2 votes
Accepted

Was any Doctor of the Church martyred?

Was any Doctor of the Church martyred? The short answer is yes. That clear distinct honour goes to St. Irenaeus. Here is what the ancient Roman Martyrology states for the day of June 28, the Feast Day ...
Ken Graham's user avatar
  • 73.3k
2 votes

Is there a Church Father or Doctor of the Church who wrote that Judas Iscariot was saved?

No Church Fathers or early reputable sources that I am aware of. The most prominent ancient text which considers Judas Iscariot a hero is the Gnostic Gospel of Judas. It was not written by Judas--it ...
Hold To The Rod's user avatar
1 vote

According to Catholicism, did the Apostles enjoy the prerogative of infalliblity?

According to Catholicism, did the Apostles enjoy the prerogative of infallibility? The short answer seems to be yes. The Catholic Encyclopedia tends to support the idea that the Apostles of Our Lord ...
Ken Graham's user avatar
  • 73.3k
1 vote
Accepted

According to Catholicism, why did Jesus tell His disciples to buy a sword?

Jesus spoke symbolically Regarding Catholic teaching about what why Jesus said this, the New American Bible, edited under the authority of the US Council of Catholic Bishops, states that Jesus didn't ...
Dan Fefferman's user avatar
1 vote

Is there a Church Father or Doctor of the Church who wrote that Judas Iscariot was saved?

Christ forgave those who crucified him, and he would definitely have forgiven Judas. It is we Christians who find it impossible to see Judas forgiven ! Tell me : which is the commandment Judas broke ...
Kadalikatt Joseph Sibichan's user avatar
1 vote

Is there a Church Father or Doctor of the Church who wrote that Judas Iscariot was saved?

Not that I know of, but St. Thomas Aquinas writes that St. Peter is saved and Judas is not (Super Sent. lib. 4 d. 46 q. 1 a. 2 qc. 2 ad 3): To damn Peter, to whom salvation is due by the favor of the ...
Geremia's user avatar
  • 40.6k
1 vote

Are there any Early Church Fathers, Doctors of the Church or Catholic Saints who believed the world would possibly end by a comet hitting the earth?

Are there any Early Church Fathers or Doctors of the Church or Catholic Saints who believed the world would possibly end by a comet hitting the earth or coming in close contact with it? It seems St. ...
Ken Graham's user avatar
  • 73.3k
1 vote

Was any Doctor of the Church martyred?

St. John Chrysostom died a slow death after his two exiles, which could certainly be considered a martyrdom. Palladius, Dialogue Concerning the Life of Chrysostom p. 90: [St. John Chrysostom] was ...
Geremia's user avatar
  • 40.6k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible