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Saint Leo the Great on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

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Saint Leo the Great on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Sermon 82 I. Rome owes its high position to these Apostles The whole world, dearly-beloved, does indeed take part in all holy anniversaries, and loyalty to the one Faith demands that whatever is recorded as done for all men’s salvation should be everywhere celebrated with common rejoicings. But, besides that reverence which today’s festival has […]

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The Holy Foremost Apostles Peter and Paul

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The Holy Foremost Apostles Peter and Paul

Peter was the son of Jonah and the brother of Andrew, the First-Called. He was of the Tribe of Simeon from the town of Bethsaida. He was a fisherman and, at first, was called Simon but the Lord was pleased to call him Cephas or Peter: “And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus […]

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The Primacy of Rome and the Apostle Paul

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The Primacy of Rome and the Apostle Paul

It is well known that even during the lifetime of the Holy Apostle Paul, certain persons attempted to cast doubt on the existence, equality, and fullness of his Apostolic dignity. The existence, fullness, and equality of his Apostolic authority is demonstrated and defended by St. Paul par excellence in II Corinthians 10-12 and Galatians 1:11-2:21.[1] […]

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