St. Hilary of Poitiers on the Confession of St. Peter

What then is this truth, which the Father now reveals to Peter, which receives the praise of a blessed confession? It cannot have been that the names ‘Father’ and ‘Son’ were novel to him. He had heard them often. Yet… Continue Reading

The Church Fathers on Papal Supremacy: St. Cyprian

Excerpted from “The Church Fathers’ Interpretation of Matthew 16:18: An Historical Refutation of the Claims of Roman Catholicism,” by William Webster Cyprian of Carthage (A.D. 200/210 – ca. 258) Cyprian was a bishop of Carthage in North Africa in the mid–third… Continue Reading

The Church Fathers on Papal Supremacy: Origen

Excerpted from “The Church Fathers’ Interpretation of Matthew 16:18: An Historical Refutation of the Claims of Roman Catholicism,” by William Webster ORIGEN (A.D. 185 – 253/254) Origen was head of the catechetical school at Alexandria during the first half of… Continue Reading

The Church Fathers on Papal Supremacy: Tertullian

Excerpted from “The Church Fathers’ Interpretation of Matthew 16:18: An Historical Refutation of the Claims of Roman Catholicism,” by William Webster TERTULLIAN (A.D. 155/160 – 240/250) Tertullian was born in Carthage in North Africa and practiced law before his conversion to… Continue Reading