church history

If Ecumenical Councils Were Action Films

Beginning in the early fourth century, the Church was faced with theological discrepancies, and to confirm the true orthodox Faith ecumenical councils were born. Through its 1,690 year history of ecumenical councils, the Catholic Church has held 21 councils in various locations ranging from modern day Turkey to the motherland, Rome. Many people are unaware that …

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Anti-Popes: They’re Not Your Real Father

There has often been in the history of the Church, rival claimants to the See of Rome in opposition to the true successor of St. Peter. Forty-one (41)* men have been considered “anti-popes” throughout Church history, not counting the particular brands of sedevacantists around today.  Ahem…*cough*…Pope Michael, anyone? (Pictured to left. Spoiler alert: he’s not …

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